Falabella (retail store)

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Falabella
Industry Retail
Founded Santiago, Chile (1889 (1889))
Founders Salvatore Falabella
Headquarters Santiago, Chile
Number of locations 100 [1][2][3][4]
Area served Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru
Products Clothing, footwear, accessories, bedding, furniture, jewelry, beauty products, and housewares
Employees 65,000 [5]
Parent S.A.C.I. Falabella
Website falabella.com

Falabella is a multinational chain of department stores owned by Chilean multinational company S.A.C.I. Falabella, is the largest South American department store.[6]

History[edit]

The company was founded by Salvatore Falabella, an Italian Chilean immigrant, in 1889. In its original form, it was a tailor shop but today has become the largest retail in South America, the expansion of the company began in the 1960s, inaugurating the first store outside of Santiago, located at Concepción, in 1980 Falabella created CMR, a credit card with 5.5 million customers. In the 1990s began its process of internationalization, expanding its operations in Argentina, Peru and Colombia, in the 2000s some of the celebrities who have appeared in ads are Cecilia Bolocco, Valeria Mazza, Juanes, Kate Moss, Gisele Bündchen and Ricky Martin [7][8][9][10]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Nuestras Tiendas en Chile" (in spanish), Falabella Visited on August 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "Nuestras Tiendas en Colombia" (in spanish), Falabella Visited on August 23, 2014.
  3. ^ "Nuestras tiendas en Perú" (in spanish), Falabella Visited on August 23, 2014.
  4. ^ "Nuestras Tiendas en Argentina" (in spanish), Falabella Visited on August 23, 2014.
  5. ^ "Nuestra Empresa" (in spanish), Falabella Visited on August 23, 2014.
  6. ^ Nuestra Empresa, visited on August 23, 2014
  7. ^ Retail Chile Falabella To Open 40 Stores Regionally In 2011 - Report, by Anthony Esposito, Dow Jones News, November 12, 2010
  8. ^ Historia (in spanish), Visited on August 23, 2014
  9. ^ Gisele Bundchen shows lean legs in skin-tight faded skinny jeans while shooting commercial for Falabella in Miami Dailymail, Visited on August 23, 2014.
  10. ^ "Tendencias Falabella", Visited on August 23, 2014.

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