Decoration, Gifts, Tableware, Leasure, StorageGiFi is France's leading budget-friendly
homeware and family goods brand

Group history

So much has been achieved since 1981 !

GIFI's success story began in Villeneuve-sur-Lot, in the Lot-et-Garonne department (47) of France, where the family-owned company still has its headquarters, with more than 600 administrative and logistics staff.


Key dates for GIFI

18/09/1981: In the beginning... The first GIFI store was opened in Villeneuve-sur-Lot

1988: Creation of the central purchasing platform and pioneering sourcing without intermediaries in Asia

1993: Inauguration of the 50th store. Launch of the slogan: “GIFI, des idées de Génie!” (GIFI, Great ideas!)

2002: First stores opened in French overseas departments and territories (Guadeloupe, French Guiana) and international markets

2007: Creation of the subsidiary GIFI Asia Ltd in Hong Kong

2008 : Creation of Ningbo GIFI Trading (NGT)

2009: Development of stores operating under trade name licenses

2011: Opening of the first store under a trade name license in Morocco

2012: GIFI celebrates its 30th anniversary and opens its 385th store