EPA (warehouse)

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EPA Neue Warenhaus AG

legal form Corporation
founding 1930
resolution 2005
Seat Zurich

EPA (from Einheitspreis AG, French UNIP ) was a Swiss discount department store that opened in 1930 and was located in the cheap segment. From 1933 to 1945 it was affected by the branch ban.

EPA opens its store on Marktgasse in Bern in March 1932

It later changed its name to EPA Neue Warenhaus AG . In the 1990s, the EPA broadcast commercials starring the actor Martin Schenkel .

In 2001 EPA was sold by Oscar Weber Holding to the Buhofer family. On April 16, 2002, 40 percent of the share capital was taken over by Coop retrospectively as of February 1, 2002 . By the beginning of 2005, all 39 existing EPA branches were either converted into branches of the Coop City department store chain or closed.

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Individual evidence

  1. Werner Rüedi: The basis for success. Handelszeitung dated June 2, 1999. Retrieved from ionewmanagement.ch  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. on September 24, 2011.@1@ 2Template: Dead Link / www.ionewmanagement.ch  
  2. news.ch: Liz Hurley and Hugh Grant in the same boat again. August 29, 2000, accessed September 24, 2011.
  3. NZZ Online : Sale of Oscar Weber Holding. Article dated July 25, 2001, accessed September 24, 2011.