September 15, 2014 9:18 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Benetton Group SpA

Company Overview

Benetton Group SpA manufactures and markets fashion apparel in wool, cotton, and woven fabrics for men, women, and children primarily in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. It also provides leisurewear. The company sells its apparel products under the brands of United Colors of Benetton Adult and Kids, Undercolors, Sisley, Sisley Young, Playlife, and Killer Loop. In addition, it produces and sells raw materials, such as fabrics, yarns, and labels; and semi-finished products, as well as offers industrial services. Further, the company engages in real estate operations. It operates a network of approximately 6,400 stores in 120 countries internationally. The company was founded in 1965 and is head...

Via Villa Minelli 1

Ponzano, TV 31050

Italy

Founded in 1965

7,960 Employees

Phone:

39 04 22 51 91 11

Fax:

39 04 22 96 95 01

Key Executives for Benetton Group SpA

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 52
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 59
Co-Founder
Age: 79
Co-Founder
Age: 71
Co-Founder
Age: 77
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Benetton Group SpA Key Developments

Benetton Recalls United Colors of Benetton Boys Jackets

Benetton announced the recall of United Colors of Benetton Boys Jackets. The jackets have a drawstring at the waist that could become snagged or caught in small spaces or vehicle doors, posing significant entanglement hazard to children. CPSC's actions demonstrate a commitment to help prevent children from strangling or getting entangled on neck and waist drawstrings in upper outerwear, such as jackets and sweatshirts. This recall involves United Colors of Benetton boy's jackets made of 100% cotton. They are navy with a brown drawstring at the waist and a zipper and five brown buttons front closure. The hooded jackets have snap buttons on each of the two side pockets and on the neck closure. They were sold in boy's sizes S through XL. United Colors of Benetton is printed on the sewn-in green label at the center back neck of the jackets. Style number 2GQ1534Q0 is on the white label located inside the jacket near the waist. Sold exclusively at: Benetton stores nationwide and online from January 2014 through March 2014 for about $90.

Benetton Group SpA Signs Fragrance License Agreement with Puig S.L

Benetton Group SpA has entered into a long-term, global license agreement with Puig S.L. to create, develop and distribute new lines of united colors of Benetton fragrances. The transaction is effective January 1, 2014.

Hasbro Inc. Signs Licensing Agreement with Benetton Group S.P.A

Hasbro Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with Benetton Group S.p.A. to create My Little Pony and Transformers fashion collections. The fashion collections include apparel, footwear and accessories for kids and newborns and land at United Colours of Benetton store locations in forty-two countries beginning in spring 2014.

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