The retail sector is experiencing disruptive times that bring considerable uncertainty on the investment side. We are proud that in 94 years of shopfitting, we have adapted to the needs of our customers' time and again. We have expertise with different investment levels across categories and markets. 8 out of the top 15 European food retailers are among our customers.
Successful since 1927
Our headquarter is in South Tyrol (Italy), where the Schweitzer family founded Schweitzer Mercantile in 1927. Today, the company group has 19 locations and offices across the globe. In Germany alone we have 5 locations, enabling us to tend to customer needs across the regional markets.
- 202219 Locations worldwide - 5 alone of them in Germany.
- 2016Development of the logistics center in Shanghai.
- 2015Opening of logistics center in the USA and the new Global Logistics One (GLO) in Hungary.
- 2013Expansion of the cooling production in Padua, Italy.
- 2007Further opening of new branches in Germany and the world.
- 2006Opening of the office in Moscow, Russia and groundbreaking for the company headquarters in Switzerland (Kaiseraugst near Basel).
- 2001Further expansion of the headquarters in Naturns.
- 1997/98Expansion of the own metal and wood manufactory at the headquarters.
- 19961996 Bernhard Schweitzer joins the company, giving it new impetus for the international market.
- 1987Foundation of the retail agency Interstore.
- 1979Realization of the first department store for La Rinascente.
- 1972Norbert Schweitzer expands the headquarter in Naturns.
- 1957Norbert Schweitzer, son of Leo Schweitzer, joins the company.
- 1934Schweitzer begins trading with refrigerators.
- 1927Leo Schweitzer founds Schweitzer Mercantile in South Tyrol, Italy.