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Gino Rossi: Polish company in the footwear section reaches international markets

Gino Rossi Group, existing on the Polish market for 25 years started a cooperation with a British chain of warehouses: John Lewis. Polish products will be sold in 45 shops in Great Britain as well in John Lewis internet shop.

Both companies intend to execute 6-8 orders annually. Tomasz Malicki, CEO of Gino Rossi stresses that this can lead to a bigger international expansion due to the fact that John Lewis internet shop is recognized and operating in many countries worldwide, including among others, Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, United States.

He adds that practically all the products from the Gino Rossi Group will be available and especially smart and casual shoes. Shoes should be internationally available from around November 2017.

At the same time Gino Rossi is expanding eastwards, in Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia where the products of this company will reach the new markets thanks to the cooperation with the Russian company Presto Limited Liability via Wild Berry shops.


Gino Rossi is a stock exchange listed company operating in the footwear sector, producing and selling top and exclusive quality shoes and accessories. The company was established as a result of close cooperation between Polish and Italian partners who decided to use their experience to create both men’s and women’s leather shoes designed for the most demanding customers. The company was named after one of the six founders, the Italian manufacturer – signor Gino Rossi – who not only owned the company shares, but also gave it his own name.

The company was founded in 1992 in Słupsk. Up to the present day, the registered office of Gino Rossi S.A. and the main Gino Rossi shoe manufacturing factory have been located in this city.

The first Gino Rossi shop was opened in 1994 in Sopot. Now, Gino Rossi has a well-developed sales network of shoe shops in Poland and abroad.

Initially, the company specialized mainly in delivering shoes for men, but soon the company’s range was expanded to offer original and elegant women’s shoes, and top quality leather accessories such as women’s handbags, briefcases and wallets, as well as some practical shoe care products.


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