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Expert International celebrates 50 years!

Expert International hosted a special event in Athens to celebrate 50 years of the group. As well as a big gala event, a business conference with strategic partners from the industry was also organised.

180 experts from all 21 member countries, as well as 60 representatives from the most important suppliers, accepted the invitation to attend expert International’s big anniversary event. But it wasn’t all partying in Athens: as part of the business conference, CEO Dieter Mathys and Chair of the Executive Board Ciaran O’Reilly provided an insight into the successful development of the business over the last 50 years.

Kicking off the anniversary year: Expert International turns 50

A special year is about to begin for expert International: The group will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017 and with it an international success story.
Today, expert International is active in 19 European countries and in South Africa. The companies operate under the name expert in 18 out of 20 member countries.

Expert International expands in Slovakia

The expert International Group is continuing with its European expansion: The latest member is Slovakia, where expert has obtained a strong partner with the successful NAY chain.

NAY is the strongest player in the Slovakian market with 36 specialist stores, an annual turnover of 180 million euros and around 1,000 employees.

Expert France strengthens position with new partner

On 1 January, 2017, expert in France will be getting some support from a strong group: The Ubaldi Group, which is the undisputed number one in the south-east of France, will be joining expert.

Ubaldi.com currently operates 12 specialist stores with a wide range of products and a very successful multi-channel approach.