Jackdaw (company)

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legal form GmbH & Co. KG
founding 1927
Seat Siegburg , Germany
  • Gert Schambach (Managing Director)
  • Carl Bauerschmitz (Managing Director)
  • René Plasmann (Managing Director)
Number of employees 6100 (2018)
sales € 1.45 billion
Branch retail trade
Website dohle-gruppe.com

Dohle is a family-owned trading group and franchisor based in Siegburg . It operates 77 HIT stores, mainly in the Rhineland, and is the franchisor for a further 25 stores . She is also the owner of the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten (Hamburg) .


The origins were the Rhenish colonial goods wholesalers Gerhard Schröder, Bergheim-Erftkreis, founded in 1902 and Jean Dohle, Königswinter-Quirrenbach, founded in 1927. In 1960 Maria Dohle, nee. Schröder and Kurt Dohle. Both merged their parents' companies to form the DOHLE trading group, with the central administration in Siegburg.


Partial view of the administration building

Gert Schambach has been managing director since July 2013. Kurt Dohle has retired from operational management and has a seat on the advisory board of the DOHLE trading group. The turnover of the trading group is around 1.45 billion euros. Around 77 HIT stores are operated in the Rhineland. The Dohle company has had a cooperation agreement with the Rewe Group since 2006 for the areas of purchasing and logistics. For this, the Rewe company has received a right of first refusal for Dohle.


  • Delphine Sachsenröder: Dohle trading group is getting closer to Rewe . In: Rhein-Sieg-Rundschau . May 7, 2011, p. 7 . , similar article also available online: Delphine Sachsenröder: Siegburger Dohle trading group is getting closer to Rewe . In: General-Anzeiger . May 7, 2011 ( general-anzeiger-bonn.de [accessed October 31, 2016]).

Individual evidence

  1. Homepage of the company, details of the employees . ( dohle-gruppe.com ).
  2. Homepage of the company, information on sales . ( dohle-gruppe.com ).

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Coordinates: 50 ° 48 ′ 47 "  N , 7 ° 12 ′ 33.2"  E