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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Inside a Sandro pop-up store.


SMCP Says Coronavirus Is Significantly Weighing on Results

The group postponed its April 2 Investor Day to Sept. 30.

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Sandro Men's Fall 2020


SMCP Sales Rise 14.8% in Q4, Spurred by Store Expansion, De Fursac

SMCP opened 27 stores over the quarter.

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De Fursac creative director Alix Le Naour and ceo Elina Kousour

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De Fursac Opens First Store Abroad With Selfridges Pop-up in London

The French men’s wear label was purchased by SMCP Group in September.

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Sandro RTW Spring 2020


SMCP Lowers Annual Margin Target on Hong Kong Disruptions

The company also said its smallest label Claudie Pierlot lagged Sandro and Maje.

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Sandro RTW Spring 2020

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Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot Go Fur-Free

Claudie Pierlot is the last of the four SMCP ready-to-wear brands to ban fur from its collections.

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French lingerie brand Livy


Livy Brings French Girl Chic to Lingerie

After catching the eye of Victoria’s Secret, French lingerie brand Livy has big plans for its international expansion.

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Claudie Pierlot store in Paris


SMCP Sales Rise 10.8% in Q3 Driven by Store Expansion 

The Shandong Ruyi-controlled group has added 55 points of sale in Europe and the Middle East and 66 in Asia over the last year.

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A look from De Fursac

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Elina Kousourna Named CEO of De Fursac

SMCP also owns the Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot brands.

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Claudie Pierlot store in Paris


Claudie Pierlot Showcases New Store Style on the Champs-Élysées

The 1,700-square-foot store showcases a new modern store format to serve as the basis of further expansion abroad.

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Inside a Sandro pop-up store.


SMCP First-Half Profits Dip Due to Refinancing Charges

The owner of Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot cleared a regulatory hurdle for its purchase of De Fursac.

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