Deputy Chairman/President, AGI
Mr. Aldo Bensadoun
Founder and Chairman
Mr. Robert Raven
Vice President of Finance
Aldo was founded in the year 1972. The company has been operational for almost 47 years now. The founder of the company was Aldo Bensadoun. The original company group had included stores within Quebec City, Montreal, Winnipeg and Ottawa. The first store of the company was opened in the year 1987. During the year 1980s and also the 1990s, the company had expanded across Canada. The company had entered the USA market via opening a store in Pittsburg, New York, USA. With the help of the store, the company started to test its logistics, hiring and also marketing as well, so that it can prepare itself for a full-blown release later.
Then in the year 1995, the company had opened its first store in Israel. During the 2000s, the company had also expanded in Saudi Arabia, along with England as well, in the year 2002. The company expanded in Singapore in the year 2003. With the help of these expansions, the company presented itself in front of the international markets. In the year 1991, the company had launched the 'Transit' banner in Canada, which was later launched as 'Spring' in the USA. In the year 2011, the company had launched the Pegabo brand as well - which was shown off at the Hudson's Bay stores located in Canada. During the year 2010, the company had made significant announcements which led to more expansion in the USA. The company had collaborated with JC Penny as well. With the help of almost 600 JC Penny stores, the company had planned to sell its 'Call it Spring' branded products. The company had also partnered up with the Kohl's department stores and therefore manufactured exclusive footwear products as well. The new products were sold in the stores of Kohl's, during the Spring 2011 season. The company also collaborated with Youth AIDS in order to stop the spread of HIV or AIDS. The company was involved in fundraising campaigns, where almost $3.5 million were donated. In the year 2010, the company had launched the ALDO Product Services, which provided branded wholesale and also private label fashion accessories and footwear. Then in the year 2012, the company was charged by the US Department of Labour, for paying less than minimum wage to its workers. The headquarters of the company is based in 2300 Emile-Belanger. The name of the place is Montreal, while the name of the state is Quebec, Canada. The pin code of the area is H4R 3J4.
Aldo is an American company that focuses on the designing and manufacturing of various kinds of footwear as well as other accessories too. The current CEO of the company is David Bensadoun. As of the current date, the company has almost 3,000 retail stores under its name, but under different banners, such as Aldo, Globo and Call It Spring/Spring. The company not only has its stores in the USA but also in the UK, Ireland and Canada as well. Some of the closed or rebranded banners of the company are - Christian Shoes, Locale, Transit, Simard & Voyer, Pegabo, etcetera. The company also has its international offices located in Europe and Asia.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail platform to purchase various kinds of footwear as well as accessories, that are solely manufactured and designed by the company itself. The company manufactures footwear and accessories for men, women and even children as well. Some of the existing brands of the company are - BBX, Luca Ferri, Solemate, etcetera.
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