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Ziylan Group giving service with its 404 stores with FLO, Polaris and Sport in Street retail brands throughout Turkey currently exports to 25 country in the world.
Germany, Albania, Macedonia, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Kuwait and Lebanon are the primary countries that the company exports to. Moreover, Ziylan Group has 23 stores in abroad.
The founder of the “shoe market” system in Turkey, FLO brings more than 5,000 different products to consumers of all ages in 249 stores across Turkey, 23 stores abroad shortly after taking a giant stride into retailing in 2011.
Turkey’s largest chain of shoe stores, FLO serves customers in more than 170,000 m2 of sales space in a total of 272 stores.
Upon the registration of the Polaris brand in 1994, the Ziylan Group turned to the Russian market which it had chosen not to enter until then because of economic conditions.
By 1997, the Ziylan Group’s footwear exports had reached $17 million. Starting to manufacture slippers in 1998, the Ziylan Group positioned Polaris as a slipper brand. The company was selling 1 million slippers/sandals by 2000.
Starting to manufacture shoes in a small workshop in Verona in the northeast of Italy in early 1945, the Antonini brothers soon signed their names under a string of remarkable achievements.
Initially selling to the North Italian and German markets, the Group’s child shoe with two openings created in the 50’s soon became a classic.
Admired for its quality, price structure and rich product range since its launch in 1989, Kinetix is available to consumers at nearly 1,500 points of sale across Turkey.
Well-liked by consumers of all ages, chiefly the young, for the sports shoes, ankle boots, knee-high boots, and shoes for daily wear in its collections for men, women, and children,
Butigo has launched its fresh spring collection with stunning blends of styles at affordable prices. The collection re-imagines the modern woman's life in the city, bringing new meaning to both style and comfort, along with new shapes and textures to help tell the story. Butigo collection is available at FLO stores and flo.com.tr
Butigo has launched its fresh spring collection with stunning blends of styles at affordable prices.
The Ziylan Group became the brand’s distributor in 2003 and subsequently its manufacturer upon acquiring a production license.
Sales are made directly to points of sale. Products are shipped to footwear stores in all provinces of Turkey through direct sales.
Sport In Street is a new store concept which offers worldwide known brands in the multibranded sneaker segment that reflects the lifestyle...
Having opened its first store to service on 15 August 2014 in Mall of Istanbul, Sport In Street now has 40 stores.
The activities of the group were initiated by Ahmet Ziylan, by means of manufacturing custom-made shoes in a small workshop in the city of Gaziantep, early in the 60s. Thereafter the company switched to serial production on a small scale.
During the early 70s, the shoes sub industry manufacturing was initiated in Istanbul. The first training shoes were manufactured in 1985. The company got its first brand Halley registered in 1987, and the growth process of the company thus started.
Ziylan Group is currently the owner of Polaris, Kinetix, Flogart, Proshot, Torex, Halley and Rootless brands, all of which are registered.
The Group concluded its first international deal with Greece in 1988 and hence the export activities of the group started.
The company maintained its growth pace in the following years and nowadays it has become Turkey’s leading shoes groups, composed of 13 sister companies all of which, except for one, are involved in the shoes industry and the shoe related sub industries, as well as its trading.
Various companies in the Group participate in a great number of local and international fairs and exhibitions all throughout the year, with the goal of increasing their exports.