Our company

In addition to shoes, fashion, pharmaceuticals and many other products and industries, our company is constantly growing and is in the process of digitizing all sectors in Germany. Our incredibly professional staff has the necessary expertise to achieve this.

Our company

In addition to shoes, fashion, pharmaceuticals and many other products and industries, our company is constantly growing and is in the process of digitizing all sectors in Germany. Our incredibly professional staff has the necessary expertise to achieve this.

Family business since 1882

We are a group of online platforms in various industries. Our mission: we connect dedicated local retailers with customers. To do this, we use three core competencies for each platform:

 

Family business since 1882

We are a group of online platforms in various industries. Our mission: we connect dedicated local retailers with customers. To do this, we use three core competencies for each platform:

Software to go
online

Our unique software allows us to put a retailer live on channels that they would otherwise not have access to. With one click, retailers can go live on 50 channels, and we take care of all the data management. We are the contact point for customers and do all the background processing.

Marketing knowledge to become visible

Our marketing experts take care of the technical SEO, SEA, social media, email and affiliate marketing, and much more. Our goal is to increase organic reach and drive customers to our stores. Website performance monitoring, including visibility in the most popular search engines is carried out continuously by our experts.

Successful platform integration

We are onboarding experts. Our figures show that we have now connected a record number of over 5,500 partners. This is thanks to which takes care of onboarding and retailer assistance. Moreover, we receive requests from an increasing number of external platforms thanks to our seamless platform connectivity.

Christoph Hies
Head of Online Marketing
"Due to the extreme diversity in different retail sectors and the resulting range of tasks and challenges, The Platform Group boasts a varied working environment where every employee can contribute and continuously develop."
Jürgen Hanke
CSO
"We bring the retailer online and sell goods on over 50 different channels across Europe. We support retailers throughout the process – from signing the contract, through onboarding and are then available for support and any questions. By working with the retailer, we optimize the range to ensure profitability."

Our locations:

Our locations:

Headquarter Düsseldorf

Headquarter Düsseldorf

Location Wiesbaden

Office in Wiesbaden

Location Berlin

Office in Berlin

The Platform Group worldwide:

Our employees:

WE DO ALL THE WORK

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With our operational platforms, we do all the work so that customers and retailers can find each other as easily as possible. Customers can order at their convenience on one of our sites or partner platforms and the ordered item is then reliably delivered. Returns and customer inquiries are received by us directly and are processed. In turn, when an order is placed, the retailer receives a notification with all the necessary information, and also receives a monthly turnover statement.

We do all the work

With our operational platforms, we do all the work so that customers and retailers can find each other as easily as possible. Customers can order at their convenience on one of our sites or partner platforms and the ordered item is then reliably delivered. Returns and customer inquiries are received by us directly and are processed. In turn, when an order is placed, the retailer receives a notification with all the necessary information, and also receives a monthly turnover statement.

Our expertise

Our skills in technology (e.g. Shopware) and marketing (e.g. SEO, SEA, design) have led to a growing number of independently created platforms joining us. With our assistance, whether increasing sales by connecting retailers to other open and closed platforms or by enhancing the sales’ professional approach or the retailers online marketing, they quickly reach the next level in business development. The Platform Group GmbH & Co. KG is the holding company for all proprietary platforms and has a stake in the acquisitions. Our corporate goal is to keep growing profitably, both with our current platforms and with future acquisitions.

OUR
EXPERTISE

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Our skills in technology (e.g. Shopware) and marketing (e.g. SEO, SEA, design) have led to a growing number of independently created platforms joining us. With our assistance, whether increasing sales by connecting retailers to other open and closed platforms or by enhancing the sales’ professional approach or the retailers online marketing, they quickly reach the next level in business development. The Platform Group GmbH & Co. KG is the holding company for all proprietary platforms and has a stake in the acquisitions. Our corporate goal is to keep growing profitably, both with our current platforms and with future acquisitions.

EMPLOYEES

Our success as a company is based entirely on the commitment and expertise of our employees.

 

 

 

Number of employees: approx. 680 (2023)

EMPLOYEES

Our success as a company is based entirely on the commitment and expertise of our employees.

 

 

 

Number of employees: approx. 680 (2023)

Turnover volume 2023

Our revenue growth is testimony to trusted cooperation with our customers and reflects the success of our projects.

 

 

 

Turnover volume 2023: approx. 440 million euros

Berlin

Wiesbaden

München