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Industry Retail (Home Improvement)
Founded 1976
Headquarters Klosterneuburg, Austria
Key people
Michael Hürter, MBA CEO
Products Home improvement products such as home appliances, tools, household hardware, and garden supplies & plants.
Number of employees
6,200[citation needed]
Slogan "Start project. Complete project. And done."

bauMax is an Austrian hypermarket chain offering home improvement and do-it-yourself goods. It is based in Kindberg, Austria, and opened its first store in 1976.

Baumax in Europe[edit]

Country First store Number of stores
Flag of Austria.svg Austria 1976 65
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic 1992 24
Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia 1994 14
Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia 1994 3

baumax activities

In Czech Republic bauMax operates twenty four stores: three in Praha, two in Ostrava and one each in Kladno, Mladá Boleslav, České Budějovice, Tábor, Plzeň, Karlovy Vary, Most, Chomutov, Liberec, Hradec Králové, Pardubice, Jihlava, Brno, Znojmo, Zlín, Olomouc, Přerov and Frýdek-Místek. At the end of 2013, Czech subsidiary BAUMAX ČR s.r.o. had negative ownership equity.[1]

In Slovakia operates fourteen stores: three in the capital Bratislava, two in Košice and one each in Banská Bystrica, Martin, Nitra, Poprad, Prešov, Prievidza, Trenčín, Trnava and Žilina.

In Slovenia, baumax has three stores, located in Kranj, Celje, and Maribor.[2]


  1. ^ Accounting statements of BAUMAX ČR s.r.o. for calendar year 2013, auditor CCS Audit, s.r.o.
  2. ^ Stores in Slovenia

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