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Longchamp inaugurates sixth workshop in France

Oct 5, 2018 France
Longchamp inaugurates sixth workshop in France
French leather goods manufacturer Longchamp has inaugurated its sixth workshop in France, while embracing the challenge of finding new employees to recruit and train for its production
Last month the company inaugurate a new production site in Pouzauges in Vendée, which will incorporate the 70 employees of the former workshop of the brand located a few kilometers away and will also accommodate the new employees to be hired.

With bigger and more modern site, Longchamp expects to reach 100 people in the next year or two, just as they find people and gradually integrate them, as the training process is quite long.

About half of the group's production is in France, but Longchamp also has sites in Tunis and Mauritius, and partners in Morocco, Romania and China.

Founded in 1948 by Jean Cassegrain, Longchamp is still a 100% family capital company. Currently employing 3 200 employees worldwide, with a network of roughly 300 owned stores and 1 200 points of sale.

The turnover of the company is not public reported, although it is estimated at between 500 and 600 million euros. It is estimated that Longchamp's turnover over the last ten years thanks to the expansion of the distribution network in the world.


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