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|Industry||Retail (Home Improvement)|
|Headquarters||Neustadt an der Weinstraße/
|Key people||Albrecht Hornbach/
|Products||Home improvement products such as home appliances, tools, household hardware, and garden supplies & plants.|
In the full fiscal-year 2007/2008 the net profit slumped 24% to 48 Mio. € after the company spent more on advertising and new stores.
In the 1960s, the Wilhelm Hornbach OHG was in a bad state so grandson Otmar Hornbach launched the idea of a do-it-yourself home improvement store after a visit to the United States. The business was filed on the stock exchange in 1987 and was expanded to a chain of 144 stores. Otmar Hornbach died on 2 August 2014.
Hornbach in Europe
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- Hornbach Holdings sees full-year operating earnings growing faster than sales AFX News
- Bouwmarktpionier Otmar Hornbach (84) overleden: hij leerde Duitsland doe-het-zelf - Z24 (Dutch)
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