July 22, 2014 7:30 AM 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

Chairman of the Executive Board
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Member of The 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 2014.

Douglas Holding AG Key Developments

Advent Reportedly Seeks Listing For Douglas

Advent International Corporation is reportedly seeking listing for Douglas Holding AG to the stock exchange as early as next year, 2015.

Douglas Reportedly Puts Appelrath-Cüpper For Sale

Douglas Holding AG is planning to sell Reiner Appelrath-Cüpper Nachf. GmbH (Appelrath Cuepper). Allgemeine Zeitung reported, citing industry sources as saying that Douglas has engaged Lincoln to manage the sale process.

Three Buyers Express Interest For Acquisition Of Polbita

Three buyers, including Hygienika Spólka Akcyjna (WSE:HGN), Douglas Holding AG and a Western European cosmetics retailer have expressed interest in the acquisition of POLBITA Sp. z o.o. from Erste Group Bank AG (WBAG:EBS) and Alior Bank Spólka Akcyjna (WSE:ALR).

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