Maisons du Monde is a creator of inspirational lifestyle universes in the homeware industry, offering distinctive and
affordable decoration and furniture collections that showcase multiple styles. The Group develops its business
through an integrated and complementary omnichannel approach, leveraging its international network of stores, its
websites and its catalogues. The Group was founded in France in 1996 and has expanded profitably across Europe
since 2003, reporting sales of €1,111 million and EBITDA of €148 million in 2018. At 31 December 2018, the Group
operated 336 stores in 9 countries including France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, the
United States and the United Kingdom, and derived 40% of its sales outside France. The Group has also built a
successful complementary and comprehensive ecommerce platform, whose sales grew by over 30% per year on
average between 2010 and 2018. This platform, which accounted for 23% of the Group's sales in 2018, is available
in the countries where it operates stores plus Austria, the Netherlands and Portugal. In 2018, the Group acquired a
majority stake in Modani, a furniture chain present in the United States through its stores and ecommerce business.
Modani, founded in 2017, is an aspirational lifestyle brand, offering high-quality proprietary modern, contemporary
and mid-century furniture at affordable price points, with a nationwide presence through a network of 13 showrooms.