Shoe Mart opens new international stores
Kuwait City, November 29, 2012
Shoe Mart International, the region’s leading retailer in fashion footwear and accessories and part of Landmark Group Kuwait, has launched four new international footwear stores Dumond, Carpisa, Steve Madden, and Pablosky at The Avenues.
The new outlets offer shoppers increased choice and variety offering a greater range of styles and fabrications than ever before, a statement from Shoe Mart said.
With the launch of these new stores, Shoe Mart International has established firm footprints spread across 50 plus stores around UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Oman and Kuwait.
Saibal Basu, chief operating officer, Landmark Group, Kuwait, said: "Kuwait is a thriving market for footwear brands and has been a key to our international expansion. We are looking forward to welcoming customers to our four new stores. These big name additions provide an even greater draw for our regular customers, with more than ever on offer to a wider range of customers”
“This growth is part of Shoe Mart’s expansion plans of taking advantage of growing consumer acceptance and hence increasing the number of stores to reach out to a wider audience. We are excited about these stores launching in The Avenues, Phase 3 to be able to offer the epitome of fashion delight to fashionistas,” he added.
Dumond, Carpisa, Steve Madden and Pablosky Autumn Winter 2012 collection is diverse and energetic with strong colours, featuring suede, patent leather, fabrics and proportionate elements among other exciting new designs for men, women and children, the statement said.
Steve Madden is one of America's most successful shoe designers. Considered the fashion footwear mogul of the 21st century, Madden has been responsible for the design and marketing of the company's trendsetting shoes for the past two decades.
His vision to give young, fashion-forward men and women a unique way to express their individuality through style resulted in millions of customers worldwide and propelled his designs to the forefront of the fashion industry.
Dumond is a brand of Grupo Paquetá, one of the biggest Brazilian shoe manufacturers and exporters. There are currently 29 Dumond stores in Brazil and the brand is also present in over 50 countries, with stores in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Angola, The Philippines, Paraguay and Lebanon.
Pablosky, an established leader in children’s footwear, now operates in over 37 countries and is one of the leading producers of European footwear. The brand reinvents itself with each collection in multiple styles, shapes, colors and always with quality at its core.
Carpisa, a trademark of Kuvera, offers trendy products at competitive prices in quality range for both men and women. Constant design research and attention to new fashion trends and the rich varied collections make the products unique, it said.
Kurt Geiger is one of Europe’s largest luxury shoe retailer. It is the largest wholesaler of Gucci and Prada in Europe and has over 70 brands in its portfolio, including Dolce & Gabbana, Jimmy Choo, Marc Jacobs, Paul Smith, Versace, Church’s, John Lobb and Christian Louboutin.
The company has 96 trading locations with over 70 concessions with leading department stores, including Harrods, Selfridges, Liberty, House of Fraser, Fenwick and John Lewis. It is also the chosen partner for BAA in the UK’s prominent airports. – TradeArabia News Service