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Esprit Holdings

Esprit Holdings
Company nameEsprit Holdings Limited
Company typePublic
IndustryRetail
Founded1968 in San Francisco, USA
HeadquartersGlobal Business Headquarters: Ratingen, Germany
Global Finance Headquarters: Hong Kong
Key peopleFook Aun Chew, Executive Director and Group CFO
Ronald van der Vis, Executive Director and Group CEO
Heinz Jürgen Krogner-Kornalik, Non-Executive Director and Chairman
ProductsApparel, Watches, Bedroom Furnishing
Employees15000 worldwide

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Esprit Holdings Limited ( Sehk - 330) is a publicly owned manufacturer of apparel, footwear, accessories, jewellery and housewares under the Esprit label. The company is headquartered in Kowloon, Hong Kong, and Ratingen (near Düsseldorf), Germany. In the 2007 2008 business year, Esprit Holdings Limited generated a worldwide sales of around EUR 3.25 billion (as of 30.06.2008). Esprit operates more than 770 retail stores worldwide and distributes products to more than 15,150 wholesale locations around the globe. Esprit has more than 1.1 million square meters of retail space in 40 countries.

The ESPRIT brand name is licensed to other manufacturers. In addition, the group owns the Red Earth cosmetics brand.

The Esprit flagship stores feature both current Esprit fashion lines and licensee products under one roof. Esprit has an architecture department that is responsible for the worldwide design of its stores.


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