THE FIRST 25 YEARS (1978-2003)
Lou and Sam Fais enter the sporting goods industry. Under their father’s company, Elmec Ino Fais SA, they become one of the first distributors of Nike in Europe, taking over Greece and Cyprus.
TEN YEARS OF CONTINUOUS GROWTH 2004-2014
Elmec Sportcreates Attica, Athens’ premium department store near Syntagma Square, renovating a former state-owned Piraeus Bank building of 20,000 sq.m. Attica quickly became the leading department store in Greece and quickly evolved into a network of locations in Athens and Thessaloniki.
Elmec Sport takes over the distribution of Technogym in Romania, organizing a local Technogym division similar to the Greek one.
A second Factory Outlet is born, covering an area of 13,000 sq.m., this time in the new El. Venizelos.
THE RECENT YEARS 2015 -2023
Fais Group develops One Salonica under the newly established company, One Outlet SA. The largest outlet shopping center in Northern Greece gives commercial life and reshapes the retail landscape on the western side of Thessaloniki.