COMPANY PROFILE

Founded in1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, current Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Stylist, Natuzzi Group designs, produces and sells sofas, armchairs and living room accessories. Natuzzi SpA has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTZ) since 13th May 1993. Natuzzi Group is Italy's largest furniture manufacturer and world leader in leather upholstery (CSIL, 2012).

SALES NETWORK

The Group exports its innovative products on five continents, in 123 States. Customer service and the entire sales network is managed by our business units in:

Italy (Santeramo in Colle, Bari)
USA (High Point, North Carolina)
Switzerland (Dietikon)
Spain(Madrid )
Benelux (Gell, Belgio)
Great Britain (Dartford, England)
Germany (Cologne)
Japan(Tokio)
China (Shanghai)
Russia (Moscow)
India (Gurgaon)
Brazil (State of Bahia)

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

In the furniture industry the Natuzzi Group is one of the largest investor in research and development. Pasquale Natuzzi personally manages this strategic activity through the Style Centre located in Santeramo in Colle (Italy), where a professionals are dedicated to the study of worldwide trends, to the design and the selection of materials.

PRODUCTION

Production is horizontally integrated through factories in Italy (click here to see the Italian factories), China, Brazil and Romania. The Group controls over 92% of raw materials and semi-finished products.

SERVICES

The Group guarantees a high level service to its customers: delivery at retailer’s premises, anywhere in the world, products invoiced in the retailer’s currency, and complete on-line pre- and post-sales assistance. The Group directly carries out the research and development of its products; plans its new factories; and develops the management information systems and the extranet that allow customers, everywhere in the world, to directly track and manage their orders.

PRODUCTS

The Group’s product offer is divided into brands that best meet the needs of consumers in terms of style, coverings, and functions with a vast range of products.

Natuzzi Italia.

Natuzzi Italia is the “made in Italy” brand dedicated to the medium to high-end market. The sofas and armchairs of the Natuzzi Italia collection are enriched by a selection of home furnishings, lamps, accessories, and living room furniture. Natuzzi Italia products are distributed through single brand point of sales: Natuzzi Store and Natuzzi Gallery (shop-in-the-shop)

Leather Editions. Leather Editions is the brand that inherited Natuzzi’s original vocation: to provide a wide range of sofas and armchairs in leather, available in different designs and functions. Leather Editions combines craftsmanship with innovation; leadership in leather with affordability.

Private Label (Softaly) . It’s a sales program dedicated to Key Accounts.

RETAIL NETWORK

612 Natuzzi Italia shops worldwide (285 Natuzzi Stores, 327 Natuzzi Galleries). Natuzzi Stores are located in the most important international cities including Athens, Rome, Milan, London, Paris, Madrid, New Delhi, Sidney, New York, Shanghai, Budapest, Seoul, Zurich. Natuzzi Galleries are in partnership with the main distribution networks at: Selfridges (UK), Sears Roebuck (Canada), Bloomingdales (USA), David Jones (AUS).

Leather Editions products are mainly distributed through the free market, the Store (30) and the Gallery (362).

TURNOVER

€ 468,8 million (as of 31st December 2012).

EMPLOYEES

6.742 (as of 31st December 2012 ).

CERTIFICATIONS

ISO 9001 – Quality System; ISO 14001- Environment.