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Company typePrivate
Founded1984; 40 years ago (1984)
HeadquartersNeckarsulm, Germany
Key people
Patrick Kaudewitz, CEO
ProductsDiscount hypermarkets
ParentSchwarz Gruppe

Kaufland [ˈkaʊ̯flant] is a German hypermarket chain. It is a part of the Schwarz Gruppe. Schwarz Gruppe also owns Lidl and Handelshof. In 1984, the first store was opened in Neckarsulm and quickly expanded to become a leader in what was formerly East Germany. The chain operates over 1,200 stores in Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia. Kaufland plans to open stores in Australia,[1] and Moldova.[2]

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  1. "Kaufland is coming to Australia". NewsComAu. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  2. Kaufland face angajări pentru magazinul pe care-l deschide la Chişinău (in Romanian)

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