Market entry Media Markt: 1994
Number of stores*: 27
Number of employees*: 1,295

*as of 30th Sept, 2015


Successful since 1994

On 24 March 1994, the Media-Saturn Group expanded to Switzerland, opening the first Media Markt stores in Dietikon and Dietlikon, near Zurich. The Group’s Swiss subsidiary, based in Dietikon, is the roof company of the retail brand Media Markt.

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Increased focus on multichannel

Media Markt opened its first stores in Dietikon and Dietlikon, near Zurich in 1994. In 1996, the first store in the French part of Switzerland opened in Crissier. In Grancia, in the Italian part of Switzerland, the first and up till now only Media Markt opened its doors in 1997. All in all, Media Markt has 27 stores in Switzerland, 19 of which are located in the German-speaking part, 7 in the French-speaking part, and 1 in the Italian-speaking part.
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Did you know?

  • Media Markt Winterthur Kesselhaus, opened in September 2015, has the biggest entertainment section in the whole of Switzerland

  • Over 150,000 customers benefit from the advantages offered by the Media Markt Shopping Card, which allows customers to pay without cash at all Media Markt stores in Switzerland. In addition, customers can determine how much they pay each month, and every month they receive an invoice that provides a clear overview of all their purchases and payments

  • Power Service offer Media Markt customers a broad range of services, including delivery, installation and many more. In 2015 Media Markt opened in 10 of its stores a Smartbar, which offers immediate repair services. The specially trained Smartbar employees provide over 300 different services like the assembly of armored glass, laptop installations and many more

  • Media Markt launched its online shop in 2011. The whole shop was designed and implemented by a small team based at the company's headquarters in Dietikon. The shop is offering more and more products and services. Customers can select their preferred shipping method. For commuters and frequent travelers, there are over 2’000 pick-up points to choose from. Those who are not at home during the day can chose an evening or Saturday delivery. And for last-minute shoppers, the shop offers midnight-orders and same-day delivery. In August 2015 the first Drive-in opened in St. Gallen, more will follow

  • Media Markt’s social media team started a blog in 2013. The fun world is an information medium for all people who have bought things at Media Markt or are planning to do so


Media MarktManagement AG
Allmendstrasse 23
CH-8953 Dietikon

Press Contact

Media Saturn Management AG
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Allmendstrasse 23
CH-8953 Dietikon


Media-Saturn Group

Media-Saturn Group, which has its headquarters in Ingolstadt, bundles the three independently managed retail brands Media Markt, Saturn and redcoon under its roof. With net revenues of 21 billion euros and approximately 65,000 employees in 2012/13, the Media-Saturn Group, in which METRO Group has a majority shareholding, operates in 16 countries in Europe.

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