Tiger (Danish store)

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Tiger
Private
Industry Retail
Founded Copenhagen, Denmark (1995)
Headquarters Copenhagen, Denmark
Area served
Worldwide
Owner Zebra A/S
Website www.tiger-stores.com

Tiger is a Danish variety store or price-point retailer chain.[1][2] Its first store opened in Copenhagen in 1995. The chain now has 314 stores (2014). Its largest markets are Denmark, the UK, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Sweden and Norway (where it is called T·G·R), and Japan.[3]

The chain sells a variety of items, mostly accessories and toys.[4]

History[edit]

Lennart Lajboschitz opened the first store at Islands Brygge in Copenhagen in 1995.[3] In 2012, EQT Partners acquired a 70% stake in the chain Tiger via its investment in its parent company Zebra A/S.[5]

Number of shops per country[edit]

Tiger store at Amerikamura in Chūō-ku, Osaka.

This list shows the number of shops as of September 2014:

Country Shops[6]
 Denmark 70
 Spain 51
 United Kingdom 44
 Italy 43
 Sweden 37
 Norway 26
 Germany 23
 Finland 22
 Netherlands 12
 Japan 13
 Ireland 12
 Portugal 10
 Greece 9
 Poland 8
 Lithuania 6
 Latvia 5
 Iceland 5
 Belgium 5
 Czech Republic 3
 Faroe Islands 1
 Austria 1
 Cyprus 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/jul/19/tiger-homewares-danish-high-street
  2. ^ http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/mar/30/posh-pound-shop-tiger-uk-denmark
  3. ^ a b "Tiger tjente kvart milliard i 2013" (in Danish). Jyllands-Posten. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 
  4. ^ Tiger UK. "About us". Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "EQT buys Danish Zebra's Tiger". unquote.com. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 
  6. ^ Tiger-Stores.com. "Global website". Map. Retrieved January 2013. 

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