Mariella Burani Fashion Group (MBFG) is looking to open between ten to 15 boutiques worldwide in 2006, reports in the Italian press said this week.

The Italian group has opened a total 14 boutiques across the globe so far this year.

Making the announcement, chief executive officer Giovanni Burani added that the company estimates that full year financial results will be in line with its previously announced forecasts. Earlier in the year, the company said it expected double-digit year-on-year increases in its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) and turnover for 2005.