|CORPORATE PRESS RELEASE - 2006|
ARMANI GROUP OPENS FIRST EMPORIO ARMANI STORE IN GUAM IN ONGOING
The Armani Group is pleased to announce the opening of the first emporio armani store in Guam. Located at Tumon Bay DFS Galleria, 1296 Pale San Vitores, the new retail space covers over 150 square metres on one floor.
Much more than a fashion boutique, the new store embodies Giorgio Armani’s
vision of the modern, casual lifestyle that Emporio Armani represents. The store
offers the complete Emporio Armani lifestyle collection for men and women including
casual wear, sportswear, watches, eyewear, and jewellery collections.
As announced at TWFA World Exhibition in Cannes in October 2005, guam is one of the key locations included in the Armani group’s ongoing “ Fast-track “ expansion programme in the duty free and travel retail marketplace.
With three freestanding Emporio Armani stores opened in the last two years at Rome’s Fiumicino airport, Zurich’s international airport and Heathrow – T3, the Armani group’s program of openings is now well underway.
Future planned openings in the programme for 2006 include an Emporio Armani Freestanding store of 90 square meters in Tokyo’s Narita airport (new south wing) and an Emporio Armani shop-in-shop of over 70 square meters in Buenos Aires’ ezeiza airport.
The Armani Group is one of the leading fashion and luxury goods groups in the world today with 4,900 direct employees and 13 factories. It designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion and lifestyle products including apparel, accessories, eyewear, watches, jewellery, home furnishings, fragrances and cosmetics under a range of brand names: Giorgio Armani Privé, Giorgio Armani, Armani Collezioni, Emporio Armani, AJ | Armani Jeans, A/X Armani Exchange, Armani Junior, Armani Baby and Armani Casa. The Group’s exclusive retail network currently comprises: 71 Giorgio Armani boutiques, 12 Armani Collezioni stores, 124 Emporio Armani stores, 97 A/X Armani Exchange stores, 17 AJ | Armani Jeans stores, 6 Armani Junior stores, 1 Giorgio Armani Accessori, 1 Emporio Armani Accessori store and 20 Armani Casa stores in 40 countries.