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Jul 24, 20241:04am

Agua Bendita, in pursuit of the US: opens new store in Florida

The Colombian swimwear company has opened a new point of sale at Sawgrass Mills, one of the most visited shopping malls in the United States.

Jan 10, 2020 — 8:57am

Agua Bendita, in pursuit of the US: opens new store in Florida



Agua Bendita pursues the US. The Colombian company is taking its swimsuit wear to the United States at a fast pace and has openeda new point of sale at the Sawgrass Mills shopping mall, located in Florida.


This opening takes place less than two months after the company opened a new point of sale located in Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida. “The United States is currently one of our priorities,” Catalina Álvarez, the co-founder of the brand told Mds in 2015 and by 2017 they started their conquest with their first store in the El Doral.


The company’s expansion plan is not limited to America, according to the company’s chief executive officer, Esteban González. Agua Bendita also contemplates to enter into new markets, such as Germany, Australia, South Korea and Japan.





Sawgrass Mills is owned by Simon Property Group. The mall has a commercial network of 350 stores which include brands such as Nike, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, Gap, Saks Fifth Avenue, among others.


Agua Bendita founded in 2003 by Mariana Hinestroza and Catalina Álvarez has marked its path of its internationalization through its own stores and franchises, as well as multi-brand and department stores. Currently, the Colombian company is present in more than 54 countries such as the United States, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Chile, Venezuela, Uruguay and the Dominican Republic.

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