MILAN — As a part of its efforts to boost the group and be on the forefront of innovation and sustainability, Spanish vogue retailer Mango is investing 42 million euros within the creation of a brand new hub in Palau-Solità i Plegamans, within the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain.
The new complicated housing workplaces, together with the design division, will span over 1 million sq. ft by means of the renovation of an current manufacturing unit and the addition of a brand new constructing overlaying 215,280 sq. ft.
The renovation works are to be accomplished by 2024.
Conceived as a analysis, improvement and innovation middle, the positioning is named Campus Mango and is being developed to advertise the interplay between workers due to open areas and a mix of digital and bodily, thus spurring creativity, the corporate mentioned.
“The new Mango Campus will need to be an engine of change for the organization. We want to promote a new way of working that will allow all of our employees to work according to our customer-centric strategy, which should inform all our decisions and initiatives,” mentioned Toni Ruiz, Mango’s chief govt officer.
“We are committed to building a [new] company culture by empowering our employees, so that they can lead initiatives supporting the change of the company,” he added.
In sync with Mango’s dedication to sustainability, the constructing was designed to boost energetic effectivity, leveraging daylight and low-energy lighting, in addition to a photovoltaic system. The firm may also set up electrical charging stations for the staff’ autos.
Started in 1984 by Isak Andic, who nonetheless owns the corporate, Mango produces about 150 million vogue items a yr, in girls’s, males’s, youngsters’ and its plus-size line known as Violeta by Mango. Late final yr, the retailer mentioned it expects its on-line gross sales to high 1 billion euros in 2021. The firm’s attire and equipment are distributed on-line to 80 nations.