Retail company Mango to invest €27 million to enlarge its world headquarters, based in Greater Barcelona
The investment is to be added to the €360 million plan to build a new logistic park for the Catalan multinational within the next 10 years. Construction work on the logistic park started in February in an area near Mango’s world headquarters, which are located in Greater Barcelona’s town of Palau-solità i Plegamans. The €27 million investment announced on Wednesday is for a new industrial building that will begin construction this summer next to the company’s main offices. It will host the all the staff in charge of Mango’s new lines for teenagers and mature women – respectively called ‘Rebels’ and ‘Violeta’ – as well as the company’s brand for men ‘H.E. by Mango’. The new facilities will add 17,000 square metres to Mango’s headquarters.
Barcelona (ACN).- The Catalan multinational company Mango announced on Wednesday a \u20AC27 million investment to enlarge its world headquarters, which are located in Greater Barcelona\u2019s town of Palau-solità i Plegamans, north of Barcelona city. Mango will build, starting this summer, a new building next to the company\u2019s main offices. It will host the all the staff in charge of Mango\u2019s new lines for teenagers and mature women \u2013 respectively called \u2018Rebels\u2019 and \u2018Violeta\u2019 \u2013 as well as the company\u2019s brand for men \u2018H.E. by Mango\u2019. The new facility will add 17,000 square metres to the multinational world headquarters, reaching a total surface of 41,849 square metres. It will be connected to Mango\u2019s main design centre known as \u2018Hangar\u2019, which will keep the lines \u2018Touch\u2019, \u2018Kids\u2019 and \u2018Sport&Intimates\u2019.
Mango is also building a \u20AC360 million logistic park in Greater Barcelona
The investment was announced on Wednesday and is to be added to the \u20AC360 million plan to build the retail company\u2019s new logistic park in an area just a few kilometres away from Mango\u2019s headquarters. The construction work for this huge logistic park started in February in the town of Lliçà d\u2019Amunt but its final phase will not be completely finished for 10 years. Mango\u2019s logistic park will create more than 1,500 direct jobs.
Mango, which is headed up by Isak Andic, will start expanding its world headquarters based in Palau-solità i Plegamans, along with the construction of its new logistics park in a neighbouring town. With the \u20AC27 million investment, the headquarters of the company will occupy 41,849 square metres over 3 buildings.
2,600 shops in 107 countries
Mango ended 2012 with a turnover of \u20AC1.691 billion, which shows sales without taking VAT into account. The sales correspond to Mango\u2019s own shops as well as the wholesales made by the Catalan company to its franchises. Last year\u2019s turnover represented a 20% increase compared to 2011. Mango is a highly internationalised company and sales outside Spain account for 84% of its turnover. During 2012, the company opened 197 shops and retail corners worldwide, 180 of which were outside Spain. By the end of last year, Mango had 2,600 shops in 107 countries, with more than 12,000 employees all over the world.