Tengelmann Group

Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG, doing business as the Tengelmann Group, is a holding company based in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.[7]

Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG
Tengelmann Group
Wilh. Schmitz-Scholl
Private holding company
PredecessorsKaiser’s Kaffee-Geschäft AG
Emil Tengelmann GmbH
Founded1867 (1867)
FounderWilhelm Schmitz-Scholl
Number of locations
4,170[1] (2014)
Key people
Christian W. E. Haub, CEO
Jens-Jürgen Böckel, CFO
8.10 billion[1] (2014)
Number of employees
72,714[1] (2014)
  • Tengelmann Energie GmbH (TEG)[2]
  • Tengelmann Sicherheit und Service GmbH (TSG)[3]
  • Tengelmann Assekuranz[4]
  • TREI Real Estate[5]


The corporation has the following subsidiaries:

Sold supermarket chains

  • Plus Discount spol. s r. o. (Czech Republic) with 134 branches sold to REWE-Beteiligungs-Holding International GmbH
  • Plus Hellas E.P.E. & Sia E.E. (Greece) with 32 branches sold to Alfa-Beta Vassilopoulos
  • Plus Élelmiszer Diszkont Kft. (Hungary) with 174 Plus (in 2008) and 22 Kaiser's (in 2003) branches sold to Spar Magyarország Kereskedelmi Kft.
  • Plus Discount Bulgaria 25 branches (sold to Lidl & Schwarz)
  • Plus Discount sp. z o.o. (Poland) with 183 branches sold to Jerónimo Martins
  • Plus Discount-Supermercados Lda. (Portugal) with 72 branches sold to Jerónimo Martins
  • Plus Discount Romania S.C.S. (Romania) with 100 branches (sold to Lidl & Schwarz)
  • Plus Supermercados, S. A. (Spain) with 238 branches sold to Carrefour and rebranded as Dia
  • The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, exited as stockholder in 2012[8]
    • Plus Österreich, Zielpunkt Warenhandels-AG (formerly Löwa, mostly badged as Zielpunkt) with 300 supermarkets in Austria. Also includes former branches of the defunct Konsum and Julius Meinl chains. Sold to Blue O in 2010.[9]


  1. "Facts & figures". Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  2. "Business Units - Tengelmann Energie GmbH". Tengelmann. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  3. "Tengelmann Sicherheit und Service GmbH (TSG)". Tengelmann. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  4. "Business units - Tengelmann Assekuranz". Tengelmann. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  5. "TREI Real Estate". Tengelmann. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  6. "Emil Capital Partners". Tengelmann. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  7. "Imprint and Copyright." Tengelmann Group. Retrieved on 2 February 2011. "Tengelmann Warenhandelsgesellschaft KG Wissollstraße 5-43 45478 Mülheim an der Ruhr."
  8. "Company History". Tengelmann. Archived from the original on 5 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  9. "Neuer Arbeitgeber – und was nun?". diepresse.com. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
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