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SMCP China opens 100th store on mainland

Apparel group SMCP China has opened its 100th physical store on the mainland, the Maje, in Beijing’s Chaoyang Joy City mall.

Since its debut in Hong Kong in 2012, the French group has built up a presence in Greater China with stores in 22 cities, including Hong Kong, Macau and Taipei. Its stores can be found in such malls as Shin Kong Place (SKP) in Beijing, IFC in Shanghai and Taikoo Li in Chengdu.

In April 2016, SMCP initiated a partnership with T-mall, closely followed by the launch of its own online stores in September last year.

Over the coming years, the group plans to continue draw on the popularity of its three brands in Greater China, Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, to expand.

Overall, the Asia Pacific region today accounts for more than 20 per cent of group sales, with 276 points of sale. At the end of last year, SMCP brands were available at more than 1300 points of sales in 38 countries.

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