This Thursday, Minelli was positioned in receivership by the Marseille industrial court docket. The model specializing in sneakers, which was taken over at first of 2022 by the managers of the Marseille model San Marina, now liquidated, employs 500 staff and has 120 shops and corners in France.
The Marseille industrial court docket positioned Minelli in receivership on Thursday with the intention to “put together the switch (of the shoemaker) to a brand new shareholder to ensure probably the most environment friendly continuation of the enterprise”, administration introduced to AFP. The model specializing in sneakers, which was taken over at first of 2022 by the managers of the Marseille model San Marina, now liquidated, employs 500 staff and has 120 shops and corners in France.
The receivership “will permit the corporate to learn from a breath of monetary oxygen”, administration hopes.
Minelli nonetheless had 700 staff at the beginning of 2022
The model of sneakers meant primarily for girls, and leather-based items, was created in 1973, and at first of 2022 nonetheless had 700 staff in 14 nations. It had been offered by the previous French textile flagship Vivarte (previously the André group) to Stéphane Collaert, who with Laurent Portella had already purchased the San Marina model from the previous French flagship two years earlier.
The latter was liquidated final February by the Marseille industrial court docket, which regretted that “no critical takeover challenge might be supported and (that) the present managers had been unable to deliver their restoration challenge to fruition.” reserve provide, lack of investor”. 650 staff in round 160 shops of this model based in 1981 in Bouches-du-Rhône had been thus left behind.
The ready-to-wear sector in France has been shaken for a number of months
The ready-to-wear sector in France has been shaken for a number of months by a violent disaster. Camaïeu, Burton of London, Hole France, André, San Marina, Kaporal, Don’t Name Me Jennyfer, Du Pareil au Meilleur, Sergent Main, Naf Naf… These manufacturers well-known to French customers suffered from an explosive cocktail : pandemic, inflation, rising prices of power, uncooked supplies, rents and salaries and even competitors from second-hand items and quick style.
It was deadly for sure manufacturers, which had been liquidated, akin to Camaïeu in September 2022, with, because of this, the dismissal of two,100 staff which had strongly marked folks’s minds. Some are in receivership, like Naf Naf or Burton of London. With out reaching this level, nonetheless others are downsizing, reducing employees numbers and shutting shops, akin to Princesse Tam Tam, Comptoir des Cotonniers (Quick Retailing group) or Pimkie.