|Private limited liability company|
|Christian Pimont (CEO), Marc and Laurent Grosman (Founders)|
|Revenue||€ 1.1 billion (2013)|
Number of employees
Celio (officially), or celio* (in advertising), is a French men's clothing retailer headquartered in Saint-Ouen, France. It caters primarily to the Continental European market, aiming to provide fashionable, affordable clothing. Most of Celio's stores are located in shopping centres, with a smaller percentage to be found in the shopping districts of cities and large suburbs. In 2005, the group employed over 1,800 people, with around 1,500 working in stores and the remainder at the group's headquarters and warehouses.
In 1978, two brothers, Marc and Laurent Grosman, took over their family shop located in rue Saint-Lazare, in Paris. They began opening other shops as early as 1980, all in Parisian region. The concept, Celio, being truly born in 1985. In 1989, Celio had 34 establishments in France. In 1992, store counts had reached 150 establishments in France. They began opening shops in Belgium and in Spain, then in Portugal (1994) and Italy (1999).
In terms of merchandising, 70% of Celio shops are in shopping centers while 30% are street locations.
Active sales locations
With establishments in 56 countries on 6 continents, Celio counts today close to 1000 points of sales, noted as below:
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- Celio homepage (English)