Established under the overall corporate umbrella of SIGNA Retail are a number of commercial concerns, operating next to one another but independently. More than 20,000 people working in over 125 locations generate annual revenues of about EUR 3.8 billion.
Part of SIGNA Premium Group is The KaDeWe Group as the No. 1 premium and luxury department store group in Germany and Europe in the brick-and-mortar market. The KaDeWe Group operates the 3 luxury stores KaDeWe in Berlin, Oberpollinger in Munich and Alsterhaus in Hamburg. Through the takeover of MYBESTBRANDS, Germany’s largest fashion mall for premium and luxury fashion on the Internet, in mid of June 2017, this position has also been strengthened in the digital sector. Together with the Italian Partner LaRinascente, The KaDeWe Group aims to enlarge its store portfolio through acquiring further leading local premium department stores in Europe and by opening new stores in main European capitals.
SIGNA Sports Group is clearly number 1 in Germany and ranks among the top 4 in the multi-channel sports sector in Europe. The group owns Karstadt Sports, the No. 2 store-based multi-category sports specialist in Germany. Furthermore, the group holds majority interests in online pure-plays internetstores (No. 1 in bike and outdoor), Tennis-Point (No. 1 in tennis), and OUTFITTER (No. 2 in football, running and team sports) and entered into a partnership with Probikeshop, the leading online bike retailer in Southern Europe and France in spring 2017.
With over 135 years of tradition in the German retail market, the successful restructured Karstadt Warenhaus is one of the leading department stores in the country. SIGNA Department Store Group operates 79 stores in triple-A locations, sells more than 1,200 brands and generates over EUR 2 billion in annual revenues. Together with karstadt.de, dress-for-less, hood.de and further add-on acquisitions and partnerships, the group aims to become a modern “Marketplace of Tomorrow”, combining best-in-class offline and online shopping experiences.
SIGNA Food & Restaurants Group is one of the largest quick-service platforms in the German market, with Le Buffet as central core and the JV with EATALY as one of the most exciting food retail concepts worldwide in its portfolio. The group positions itself as an innovative service platform for future growth in the European food service market. Based on excellent operations know-how, the group will grow through acquisitions and master franchises/JVs with innovative quick-service concepts.