ORCHESTRA – KAZIBAO

ORCHESTRA – KAZIBAO

Previous company name
KAZIBAO
Name change date

Company Overview
Orchestra – Kazibao is a French-based children’s clothes designer and distributor. It manufactures and markets ready to wear clothes, including shoes and accessories for children (ages 0-14 years). The company also markets its products and offers amusement, learning, communication and recreation programs to children by operating internet sites.
Orchestra – Kazibao is a publicly quoted company incorporated in the year 1994. The company is formerly known as Kazibao. The company’s registered head office is located in Castelnau-Le-Lez, France.
Orchestra – Kazibao sells children’s products through its internet site and provides custom computer programming services with one internet site in France for French teenagers (kazibao.net) and another site in Canada (lescale.net). It also deals in the retail sale of other clothing and apparel for infants and young children. The company operates in over 38 countries which include Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Canada.
Orchestra – Kazibao is part of JMP Finance, an independent business finance and property funding broker owned by Jean Michel Pacaud in France.
Business Summary
The Company specializes in the design and marketing of clothing, shoes and accessories for children.
Its products divide as follow :
– girls’ clothing
– baby clothing
– boys’ clothing
– shoes and accessories
Products are marketed primarily through a network of affiliated businesses (49.2% of net sales; 151 points of sale at the end of 2004), company-owned stores (41.4%; 77), and multi-brand stores (9.2%; 235).
60.5% of net sales comes from France
Description and history
The Company came into beginning in July 1995, when Chantal and Pierre Mestre decided to develop an original brand and distribution concept based on retail clothing for children. The company is the result of a merger between groups Orchestra and Kazibao, the newborn entity is at the confines of the worlds of the Internet and the distribution, with a pursued goal, to delight the children. Historically, while starting out from the idea that the Internet should be used as unifier vector for children and teenagers, Kazibao took the initiative to build a site merging entertainment, learning and communication.
Educational game site, Kazibao is divided in three zones: MiniZone for the 4 to 7 year old, KidZone for the 8 to 11 year old and AdoZones for the 12 to 16 year. The parents are welcomed within a specific zone, EntreParents. Each of these zones proposes for every slice of age a programs and of the themes adapt to age group. It is build by animators attend by a psychologist, the educators and teachers.
Orchestra is a clothes line and products for children that was created in 1995 and distributes more than 6 millions of pieces, in over 20 different countries that have lacks network of branches and multi-brand retail outlets.
During 2002 the company acquired the leading brands: Babycare and Dipaki.
The Company was listed on EURONEXT PARIS – Euronext – Valeurs locales Compartiment C (Small caps) ISIN FR0010160564 Mnemo KAZI on June 29, 2000.

Formerly known as Kazibao

Description in French
La Sociйtй trouve son origine en juillet 1995, dans la volontй de Chantal et Pierre Mestre de dйvelopper une marque et un concept de distribution pour enfants sur des bases originales. Elle eat une sociйtй anonyme au capital de 23 100 000 euros. Son siиge social est: 400, avenue Marcel Dassault, 34170 Castelnau-le-Lez.
Elle est spйcialisй dans la crйation et la commercialisation de vкtements, de chaussures et d’accessoires pour enfants. Le CA par famille de produits se rйpartit comme suit :
– vкtements pour filles (39,8%) ;
– layettes (27,1%) ;
– vкtements pour garзons (26,6%) ;
– chaussures et accessoires (6,5%).
La commercialisation des produits est essentiellement assurйe au travers d’un rйseau de commerces associйs (49,2% du CA ; 151 points de vente а fin 2004), de magasins dйtenus en propre (41,4% ; 77) et de magasins multi-marques (9,2% ; 235).
60,5 du CA est rйalisй en France.
En 2008: Le CA par famille de produits se rйpartit comme suit :- vкtements pour filles (39,8%) ;
– layettes (27,1%) ;
– vкtements pour garзons (26,6%) ;
– chaussures et accessoires (6,5%). La commercialisation des produits est essentiellement assurйe au travers d’un rйseau de commerces associйs (49,2% du CA ; 151 points de vente а fin 2004), de magasins dйtenus en propre (41,4% ; 77) et de magasins multi-marques (9,2% ; 235).60,5 du CA est rйalisй en France.
La Sociйtй est introduite en EURONEXT PARIS – Euronext – Valeurs locales Compartiment C (Small caps) ISIN FR0010160564 Mnemo KAZI
en 29 Juin 2000.
Business Line
Manufactures and markets ready to wear clothes, including shoes and accessories for children
Subsidiary
CLUBATCOST
Advisor
DELOITTE & ASSOCIЙS
IPO date
6/29/2000
US SIC Code
2369
Company Address
400, Avenue Marcel Dassault

City province or state postal code
34170, CASTELNAU-LE-LEZ
Phone: +33 4 67 69 63 00
Fax: +33 4 99 13 08 01
Country address: FRANCE
Website url: www.kazibao.net