Aeffe Group (Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Pollini) pursue worldwide expansion

Pollini flagship store, Via della Spiga, Milan

Italian luxury group Aeffe, owners of Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Pollini, reports a modest increase of 1,4% in its turnover for the first half of 2012, reaching a total of 121,6 million euros. Aeffe Group reports a 63% increase in its ebitda, amounting to 7 million euros. During the second half of 2012, Aeffe announces the opening of 23 new mono-brand stores, most operated in franchising: 17 stores for Moschino (of which 3 in China, 5 in the Middle East, 4 in Japan, 4 in Europe, 3 in Russia and one in Peru); Alberta Ferreti with 3 new stores in Turkey, Ukraine, Kuwait. Overall, for the Aeffe Group, Japan Russia and the US have been the best perfoming markets with increases in sales of over 15%.