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Kazar. High heels. High fashion.

Kazar has become a global symbol of fashion and trends, a synonym of sensuality, originality and prestige. Kazar collections complement the modern, active lifestyle of today’s men and women, to create a strong and unique fashion statement. They combine avant-garde, good style and an unwavering commitment to quality, featuring modern designs with precise finishing in every detail.
Kazar company founded
History
1990
Kazar company founded

The Kazar company was founded by four co-owners: Zbigniew Inglot, Krzysztof Kassan, Dariusz Łyszczak and Artur Kazienko. The Company initially operated as a wholesale distributor of Italian shoes.

History
First store
1996
First store

The first store opened in Katowice

The change of ownership
History
1998
The change of ownership

Arthur Kazienko became the sole owner of Kazar Footwear, redefining its policy and strategy. The company began to focus on the development of a prestigious fashion brand by building a network of stores offering high quality footwear, handbags and briefcases. Kazar stores opened in carefully selected locations - the most prestigious shopping centres in the major Polish cities.

History
Store opening - Warsaw
2000
Store opening - Warsaw

The opening of Kazar's flagship store in the prestigious Mokotów shopping centre in Warsaw.

History
First Business Gazele title
2005
First Business Gazele title

Kazar Footwear was awarded its first Business Gazelle title, confirming its membership of the elite group of the fastest growing companies in Poland. The title is awarded by Business Pulse magazine to companies characterised by an outstandingly dynamic growth and level of innovation.

History
Store opening - Katowice
2006
Store opening - Katowice

Kazar opened its store in the Silesia City Centre in Katowice, the largest shopping centre in Silesia. The retail area of Kazar stores increased to 180m2.

History
Second Business Gazelle title
2007
Second Business Gazelle title

Kazar received its second Business Gazelle title, confirming its strong position on the Polish market. Once again, the company was distinguished for its innovation and dynamic rate of growth.

Kazar’s fashion show shoe debut
History
2008
Kazar’s fashion show shoe debut

Kazar shoes made their debut appearance at fashion shows.

The beginning of our cooperation with the designer duo Paprocki & Brzozowski.

The Kazar brand increasingly identified itself with fashion,

established relationships with stylists and appeared in fashion magazines.

History
Third Business Gazelle title
2008
Third Business Gazelle title

Kazar received its third Business Gazelle title. The company strengthens its position within the elite group of the fastest growing companies in Poland.

History
Fourth Business Gazelle title
2009
Fourth Business Gazelle title

Kazar Footwear received the fourth Business Gazelle title, confirming that it is a leading company with an outstanding level of innovation and dynamic development.

History
Service Quality Emblem 2010
2010
Service Quality Emblem 2010

Kazar Footwear received Service Quality Emblem 2010, joining the elite group of the most consumer-friendly companies in Poland.

History
Fifth Business Gazelle title
2010
Fifth Business Gazelle title

Kazar Footwear received the fifth Business Gazelle title, awarded by Business Pulse to companies for their dynamic growth and innovation. Despite unfavourable economic conditions and the initial wave of the crisis, the company maintained a strong position on the market and grew consistently.

Kazar shoes and Ewa Minge
History
September 2010
Kazar shoes and Ewa Minge

Kazar shoes accompanied a fashion show by Ewa Minge,

during New York Fashion Week.

Fashion Week Poland
History
October 2010
Fashion Week Poland

Kazar shoes appeared on the catwalks of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland - the largest fashion event in Poland, accompanying the fashion shows of the leading designers including: Agnieszka Maciejak, Natalia Jaroszewska, Agata Wojtkiewicz.

Kazar shoes and Teresa Rosati
History
November 2010
Kazar shoes and Teresa Rosati

Kazar Shoes accompanied a show for Teresa Rosati's collection

in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Fashion Festival.

Fashion Philosophy
History
May 2011
Fashion Philosophy

The Kazar brand once again appeared on the catwalks of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland - the largest fashion event in Poland. The Kazar shoe collection accompanied the shows of the leading Polish fashion designers including Agnieszka Maciejak, Łukasz Jemioł, the Paprocki duo; Brzozowski and Natalia Jaroszewska

History
Forbes Diamonds
2011
Forbes Diamonds

Kazar Footwear received the Forbes Diamonds award 2011, awarded to companies with the greatest potential for development and rapid increase in market value. The ranking, which takes into account data from the previous three years, is published by Forbes Magazine in cooperation with Dun & Bradstreet.

History
Fashion Retailer Of The Year
February 2012
Fashion Retailer Of The Year

Kazar Footwear received the first prize in the international competition Central and Eastern Europe Real Estate Retail Awards. The award in the Fashion category proves that the company aims to create trends, not only in fashion, but also as an organisation.

40 Kazar store
History
March 2012
40 Kazar store

Kazar Footwear opened its store in the Zlote Terasy shopping centre in Warsaw

one of the most prestigious shopping centres in Warsaw

shopping centres in Poland.

The opening attracted many fans of the brand.

History
Service Quality Emblem 2012
September 2012
Service Quality Emblem 2012

Kazar Footwear received its second Service Quality Emblem and became a leader in the category of Service Quality Shoe Stores while joining the elite group of the friendliest TOP 100 companies in Poland in 2012.

Fashion Week Poland
History
October 2012
Fashion Week Poland

The Kazar collection once again won the designers’ approval and appeared on the catwalks of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland. The leading Polish fashion designers chose Kazar shoes for their latest collections. This time, Kazar shoes appeared on the catwalks of Łukasz Jemioł, Natalia Jaroszewska, Olga Mieloszyk and Ewa Kozieradzka.

History
Store opening - Poznań
October 2012
Store opening - Poznań

Kazar Footwear opened its store in the Poznan Browar shopping centre - one of the most luxurious in Poland.

History
Sixth Business Gazelle title
2012
Sixth Business Gazelle title

Kazar Footwear received the sixth Business Gazelle title, strengthening its position within the elite group of the fastest growing companies in Poland, consistently highlighting its dynamic growth and innovation.

History
Superbrands Created in Poland 2013
2013
Superbrands Created in Poland 2013

The Kazar brand was awarded Superbrands Created in Poland 2013. The award confirmed the tremendous success of the Polish brand on the fashion market. Kazar owns its strong position and reputation as one of the best Polish brands to his distinctive and consistent image and unique products that it offers. The award is the evidence of consumer trust in Kazar which has become a recognisable brand worthy of recommendation.

History
Fashion Retailer Of The Year 2012
2013
Fashion Retailer Of The Year 2012

For the second time Kazar received the prestigious title of Fashion Retailer of the Year, awarded in the European competition CEE Retail Real Estate Awards. Kazar joins the group of best retail market companies in Central and Eastern Europe, defined by experience, outstanding expertise and knowledge. The award confirms Kazar’s large market share and has a positive impact on its development, reputation and unquestionable commercial success in the CEE region.

OPENING OF THE FIRST FOREIGN KAZAR STORE IN ROMANIA
History
November 2013
OPENING OF THE FIRST FOREIGN KAZAR STORE IN ROMANIA

On 23rd November 2013 Kazar Footwear opened its first overseas store in the Promenade Shopping Centre in Bucharest. A bold approach to trends along with the wide range of luxury shoes and accessories aroused phenomenal interest in the collection. The opening day attracted a hoard of customers, who gave the Kazar brand an extremely warm welcome. The store in Bucharest is the first step in Kazar's expansion throughout Europe and it is the first of eight stores that are planned for Romania.

History
KAZAR STAR SERVICE QUALITY 2014
January 2014
KAZAR STAR SERVICE QUALITY 2014

Kazar Footwear was once again rewarded in the Polish Quality Service Programme - the prestigious title of Star Service Quality 2014 in the category of footwear, as the most friendly company in the opinion of consumers.

History
Fashion Retailer Of The Year 2013
February 2014
Fashion Retailer Of The Year 2013

For the third time Kazar received the prestigious title of Fashion Retailer of the Year, awarded in the European competition CEE Retail Real Estate Awards. Kazar joins the best retail market companies of Central and Eastern Europe, characterised by outstanding experience, expertise and knowledge. The award confirms Kazar’s large market share and has a positive impact on its development, reputation and unquestionable commercial success in the CEE region.

GRAND OPENING OF KAZAR STORE IN ABU DHABI
History
January 2015
GRAND OPENING OF KAZAR STORE IN ABU DHABI

On 14th January 2015, we opened our next overseas Kazar branch. Now the Kazar brand can also be found in Abu Dhabi in the Yas Mall shopping centre. The Yas Mall is the largest shopping centre in Abu Dhabi located at a strategic point in the heart of the Yas Island. This opening is further step in the international development of the brand. Another Kazar branch is planned for the United Arab Emirates in March 2015 in Dubai.

History
KAZAR - DEPENDABLE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR 2014
February 2015
KAZAR - DEPENDABLE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR 2014

12 February 2015 Kazar won the titleDependable Employer of the Year 2014. This award is the crowning glory of our success in our pursuit to be a reliable, dependable and friendly employer. People are our greatest asset, which is why we feel responsible for every employee and the quality of the work we offer them. This award summarises and highlights our concerted efforts to create and uphold the highest possible standards in our human resource policy.

GRAND OPENING OF KAZAR STORE IN BUDAPEST
History
April 2015
GRAND OPENING OF KAZAR STORE IN BUDAPEST

10 April 2015 Kazar opened its very first Hungarian store in the Allee shopping centre in Budapest. The Allee Centre is the latest and one of the largest shopping centres in Budapest. This opening is a great success for Kazar. On the opening day itself, crowds of customers flooded the store keen to check out our exclusive range of new shoes and accessories that, despite the great diversity on offer from local competitors, also stands out on the Hungarian market in terms of design and quality.

GRAND OPENING OF OVERSEAS KAZAR STORE IN DUBAI
History
May 2015
GRAND OPENING OF OVERSEAS KAZAR STORE IN DUBAI

On 14th May 2015 we opened our second overseas Kazar store in the United Arab Emirates. Kazar will now also be present in Dubai in the Dubai Festival City Mall, considered to be the most attractive shopping and entertainment centre in the UAE. The opening of this overseas store is another step in the international development of the brand.

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Awards & Prizes
In recognition of our achievements, we have received many prestigious awards granted by renowned institutions.

Superbrands title is awarded to brands which, thanks to their consistent image and unique products, achieve market success.

 The title of Star Service Quality 2014 as the most friendly company in the opinion of consumers.

The title Dependable Employer of the Year 2014 crowning our success in the pursuit to be a reliable, dependable and friendly employer.

Prize in the international competition Central And Eastern Europe Retail Real Estate Awards.

Kazar – the leader of service quality. We found ourselves in the elite group of the TOP 100 friendliest companies in Poland.

The prestigious award given to companies with the greatest potential for development and the fastest expanding value

The title is awarded by the Business Pulse. Kazar Footwear has received the award eight times (2005, 2007-2013).

Social Responsibility
Success means a lot more if it can be shared! There are many people and organisations that work with passion and belief in the noble goals they pursue. We wish to support such initiatives.

We promote awareness and take care of children’s rights by supporting the activities of Unicef.

We help to make dreams come true by joining the noble Christmas Package project.

With the support of friends, well-wishers and many companies, we were able to arrangea charity auction.

Helping children’s dreams come true -  a joint charity event in cooperation with the Bajkowa Fabryka Nadziei Foundation.

We are helping to save lives and support the healing process by sponsoring the Zloty per Kilometre event.

We care about the education of children and young adults by donating to local schools.

We promote healthcare by responding to the needs of local provincial hospital and other healthcare institutions.

We care about the education of children and young adults by donating to local schools.

We promote social initiatives by supporting foundations and associations.

We promote comprehensive development by subsidising museums and promoting culture and sports.