FURLA INTERVIEWS: MARA SATTEI
FURLA INTERVIEWS: DANIELA COLLU
Furla is 100% Italian – in history and spirit. It is the only brand in the fast-growing premium segment that gives customers an authentic Italian experience with an attractive value for money proposition, positioning itself as one of the major global players in the leather goods market.Furla Group has highly-operative and fully structured regional headquarters in New York, Hong Kong Saar and Tokyo. In addition to its traditional offices in a refurbished 18th century Villa near Bologna, in 2015 it opened a sleek new five-floor Palazzo in the heart of Milan, Italy’s fashion capital.
Furla’s historical headquarters, in a beautiful 18th century villa, share the distinctive spirit of beauty and elegance that is also echoed throughout our boutiques around the world.
The doors to the villa open a historical and enchanting world where heritage and innovation are combined to express our identity and the distinctive art-inspired vision of the brand’s essential and contemporary designs.
FURLA Via Bellaria, 3-5, 40068 San Lazzaro di Savena Bologna - Italia
Palazzo Furla, the new headquarters in the heart of Milan. The historical Ricordi Palace was built in 1880 and then renewed in 2014, obtaining the Gold Level Leed, Core & Shell, certification for green sustainability, winning against the Empire State Building in New York.
FURLA JAPAN RENAI Aoyama Building 7F, 3-3-11 Kita Aoyama, Minato-ku, 107-0061 Tokyo
FURLA RUSSIA & CIS Sretenka street, 24/2, bld.1, Moscow, Russia, 125009
FURLA HONG KONG Suite 3703-08, 37/F., Windsor House 311 Gloucester Rd., Causeway Bay, Hong Kong SAAR, China
FURLA RETAIL (SHANGHAI) Co.,LTD of Room 305, 3/F, No. 2000, Yishan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China
FURLA USA 432 Park Avenue South, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10016
Furla has long been committed to inclusiveness and multiculturalism, and counts more than 45 different nationalities among its 2,200 employees. Furla tangibly promotes the empowerment of women in the workplace, as reflected in the high percentage of women employed within the Group (85%), and also constantly invests in young talent, resulting an average age of 35 years within the Company. * *Data apply to the situation at 30 June 2020
Since 2012 Furla has implemented a bonus system for all corporate employees worldwide that is based on achieving quantitative (weight 80%) and qualitative (weight 20%) targets.In addition to motivating employees to achieve their goals, this bonus system helps foster a team spirit, greater determination, and a stronger sense of belonging to the Company.
In 2017 Furla established a corporate welfare system for all HQ employees to respond to personal and family needs, up to a maximum annual amount of €500.The services include school and education, health and wellness, family care and childcare, as well as free time and savings vouchers. The launch of this corporate welfare system has been very successful within the Company, and we regularly update it with new services and facilitations.
Since the 1970s, Furla has achieved a strong retail presence. Today its network reaches over 1,600 points of sales worldwide, of which 1,200 are multi-brand and department stores. Its mono-brand network branches out across 100 countries with 444 stores worldwide, of which 207 are directly-owned, 202 are in franchising and 35 are travel retail stores.
444 mono-brands located on the most prestigious International shopping streets, which offer a special customer experience in a refined setting. The Brand’s store concept blends creativity and timeless elegance, uniquely designed to interpret the Contemporary Italian Lifestyle using materials such as rosewood, Italian travertine marble, opalescent glass and brass finishings.