Isabelle Guichot

Human Resources

SMCP Appoints Isabelle Guichot as CEO

Her appointment follows the resignation of Daniel Lalonde, who led the group for eight years.

clock August 2, 2021Joelle Diderich

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SMCP Reports Strong Momentum in Second Quarter

Sales for the owner of Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot and De Fursac grew 59.1 percent in the three months to June 30.

clock July 27, 2021Alex Wynne

Shoppers return to the streets of New York.


SMCP, Inditex Deny Sourcing From Uyghur Region Amid Reports of French Probe

“The launch of an investigation is a necessary step to establish the truth and does not constitute recognition of the complaint’s merits,” said SMCP.

clock July 2, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Sandro RTW Fall 2021


SMCP Sales Fall 2.1% in Q1, Though Asia Remains Strong

The group behind French labels Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot said organic revenues in mainland China rose 92.6 percent in the first quarter.

clock April 27, 2021Joelle Diderich

Sandro RTW Fall 2021


SMCP’s Contemporary French Style Is Resonating in China

Consumers in China can dress avatars of themselves in Sandro and Maje apparel.

clock March 24, 2021Mimosa Spencer

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SMCP Q4 Sales Down 20.5% as Conditions Remain Difficult

SMCP said sales fell 20.5 percent in the fourth quarter, as the coronavirus crisis continued to weigh.

clock January 29, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Gauthier Borsarello

Human Resources

De Fursac Names Gauthier Borsarello Creative Director

Borsarello replaces Alix Le Naour, who held the position for a decade.

clock January 19, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Patricia Huyghues Despointes

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: SMCP Names Patricia Huyghues Despointes CFO

The former Givenchy CFO worked for LVMH for 15 years.

clock January 5, 2021Mimosa Spencer

The Maje flagship at Rockefeller Center.


SMCP Sales Down 9.5%, Group Sets Financial, Ecological Goals

The group plans to focus on organic growth and is doubling marketing investments next year.

clock October 26, 2020Mimosa Spencer

De Fursac store in London

Business Features

De Fursac Kicks Off Expansion Drive With Focus on London

The tailoring specialist, SMCP Group’s latest acquisition has plans to gradually expand outside of its home market of France.

clock October 19, 2020Mimosa Spencer

The exterior of the Maje Boutique at Rockefeller Center.


SMCP Reports H1 Loss of 88.5 Million Euros, Plans Investor Day

The fashion company will detail efforts to mitigate the crisis at an investor day on Oct. 27.

clock September 4, 2020Mimosa Spencer

SMCP chief executive officer Daniel Lalonde.


CEO Talks: SMCP’s Daniel Lalonde Draws Up New Plans for Business

“We’re not looking to replicate what we had before,” said the executive.

clock July 29, 2020Mimosa Spencer

Maje Hong Kong


SMCP Q1 Sales Decline 16.7% as Store Closures Weigh

The pandemic will have a strong impact on the second quarter, but early signs of recovery in China are encouraging, said ceo Daniel Lalonde.

clock April 29, 2020Mimosa Spencer

The exterior of the Maje Boutique at Rockefeller Center.


SMCP Labels Donate Masks, Executives Lower Salaries

Executive committee members are forgoing 30 percent of their fixed salaries.

clock April 22, 2020Mimosa Spencer

A rendering of Sandro's new U.S. flagship in SoHo.


SMCP Cuts Store Expansion Plans by Half, Sees 20% Sales Decline in Q1

The owner of Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot and De Fursac also offered reassurances on its liquidity position.

clock March 25, 2020Mimosa Spencer

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