ZURICH, December 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
In 2013, Location Group plans to introduce eLocations.com; the site will function as a web-based, worldwide retail property database. As such, Location Group (Zurich) and Secinvest Capital Partners (Zug) recently signed an agreement detailing their participation and cooperation on the project. Secinvest will support Marc-Christian Riebe, Location Group's founder to search for strategic partners and investors while providing consultancy services in the pre-IPO phase planned for 2013.
eLocations.com will offer direct access to the international retail property market and support retailers in terms of on-site management and business expansion. It will also assist property holders and investors in their asset management and help them to acquire property in prime locations like shopping malls or specialist shops.
Market participants will be able to obtain direct access to exclusive information and benefit from tailored brokerage services.
Location Group is currently working on the site's beta phase, which covers the top 100 high streets in Switzerland. Existing customers Anne Fontaine, Brunello Cucinelli, Bucherer, H&M, Hublot, Lidl, Lanvin, Longchamp, Nespresso, Odlo, Rena Lange, SES European Shopping Centers, Signa, and Vilebrequin have already expressed an interest in the new platform.
As the market leader in Switzerland, Location Group is a local developer, consultant, and marketer of retail surfaces in the commercial sector. The company operates across Europe, North America, and Asia to cover large metropolitan areas and shopping malls.
Location Group has helped Belstaff, Escada, Gucci, Guess, Tara Jarmon, and an Italian luxury brand to establish themselves in Munich. The company has also consulted American Apparel, Billionaire, Brunello Cucinelli, Chopard, Calzedonia, Diesel, Dsquared, Esprit, Falke, Geox, H&M, Hermès, Jimmy Choo, Ladurée, Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, Mango, Massimo Dutti, Moncler, Navyboot, Odlo, Orange, Piaget, Peuterey, Starbucks, Triumph, and Yves Rocher on finding locations in Switzerland and the rest of Europe.
SECINVEST Capital Partners