October 22, 2016 11:25 PM ET

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Company Overview of Douglas Holding AG

Company Overview

Douglas Holding AG, together with its subsidiaries, operates specialty stores in Germany and internationally. Its stores offer perfumeries, including cosmetics and skincare products; books; jewelry, watches, and clocks; women’s fashion apparel; and confectionery products. The company operates approximately 1,190 perfumeries under the Douglas brand name; 296 bookstores under the Thalia brand name; 210 jewelry stores under the Christ brand name; 13 fashion stores under the AppelrathCüpper brand name; and 235 confectionary stores under the Hussel brand name. Douglas Holding AG also provides its products through online shops. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Hagen, Germany...

Kabeler Strasse 4

Hagen,  58099


Founded in 1949

23,623 Employees


49 2 331 6900


49 23 3169 0271

Key Executives for Douglas Holding AG

Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Board
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Executive Board
Head of Investor Relations and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Head of Taxes
Head of Group Auditing & Risk Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Douglas Holding AG Key Developments

Douglas Holding Unsponsored ADR To Be Deleted From Other OTC

Douglas Holding A G Unsponsored ADR (Germany) will be deleted from Other OTC, effective March 15, 2016. The deletion was due to termination of ADR/GDR program.

Douglas Holding AG Announces Changes of Headquarters Address

Douglas Holding AG will move its headquarters from Hagen to Dusseldorf, merging all customer-facing functions currently based in Hagen with the company's online team currently based in Cologne.

Douglas Holding AG Announces Investment Program of EUR 100 Million

Douglas Holding AG has announced an investment program of more than EUR 100 million to accelerate growth and expand its position in the European retail market for beauty and cosmetics. The investment program is in addition to existing budget, focusing on fundamental growth drivers as the Douglas brand, its private label product range, enhancement of customer experience and omni-channel capabilities over the next three years. The company will furthermore invest significantly into broadening its international footprint. Moreover, Douglas will move its headquarters from Hagen to Dusseldorf, merging all customer-facing functions currently based in Hagen with the company's online team currently based in Cologne. Going forward, Douglas will steer all channels from Dusseldorf, a hub for beauty and fashion, as a truly integrated omni-channel retailer. Administrative back office functions will remain in Hagen. The relocation is expected to be completed by fall 2016. The growth program demonstrates Douglas' continued commitment to change, which is deeply rooted in the company's DNA.

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