KEY FACTS

Market entry Media Markt: 1999
Number of stores*: 49
Number of employees*: 4,796

*as of 30th Sept, 2015
 

MEDIA-SATURN NETHERLANDS

Multichannel strategy in a changing retail landscape

The introduction of Media Markt in the Netherlands in 1999 didn’t go unnoticed by the public. The first store opened in Rotterdam, in the heart of the city center. Trend watchers and competing retailers in the Netherlands predicted a short future for Media Markt. Media Markt proved them wrong. Not long after its launch they became market leader in the Netherlands.
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MEDIA MARKT NETHERLANDS

Undisputed market leader

Since the introduction in 1999, Media Markt has conquered the Netherlands by storm. The slogan ‘Ik ben toch niet gek!’ (‘I’m not a fool’) has already become one of the best-known advertising sentences in the Netherlands.
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MEDIA-SATURN NETHERLANDS

Did you know?

  • Media Markt has won the award for "Best Electronics Retailer" eight years in a row

  • America's biggest R&B artist 50Cent was at the opening of a store to promote his new headphones

  • In May 2012, the Media Markt Academy, a training center for employees that provides a variety of training programs, went live

  • Media Markt has introduced bags in their stores that are 100% recyclable  a fact that has been scientifically proven

Contact

Media Markt Saturn Holding Nederland B.V.
Prins Alexanderplein 32-36
NL-3067 GC Rotterdam


Press Contact

Media Markt Saturn Holding Nederland B.V.
Ruth Leijting
Prins Alexanderplein 32-36
NL-3067 GC Rotterdam

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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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