Tiger (Danish store)
|Founded||Copenhagen, Denmark (1995)|
Tiger is a Danish variety store or price-point retailer chain. Its first store opened in Copenhagen in 1995. The chain now has 314 stores (2014). Its largest markets are Denmark, the UK, Spain, Italy, Sweden and Norway (where it's called T·G·R), and Japan.
Tiger offers a wide range of "quality, inexpensive" homewares, toys, stationery, toiletries and accessories. Its price range is known by using integer values (1€, 2€, 3€, 4€, 5€, 10€, 15€ or 20€). Its most expensive item costs 20€ (around 17 pounds sterling in September 2013). It does not operate online, just in stores.
Lennart Lajboschitz opened the first store at Islands Brygge in Copenhagen in 1995. In 2012, EQT Partners acquired a 70% stake in the chain Tiger via its investment in its parent company Zebra A/S.
Number of shops per country
This list shows the number of shops as of July 2013:
- "Tiger tjente kvart milliard i 2013" (in Danish). Jyllands-Posten. Retrieved 2014-06-03.
- Tiger UK. "About us". Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- "EQT buys Danish Zebra's Tiger". unquote.com. Retrieved 2014-06-03.
- Tiger.com. "Global website". Map. Retrieved January 2013.
- Global website
- Stores - The Danish Tiger roars into Croydon, article describing the stores (Allbusiness.com)
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