- Germanos Group
company_name = Germanos Group
company_type = Private
industry = Retail, Manufacturing
products = Retail Stores, Batteries
num_employees = 2,613
Germanos Chain of Stores, Evalue
homepage = http://www.germanos.gr
The Germanos Group is a Greek holding company based in Athens, Greece.
The Group started as a battery shop in Athens in 1980 and since then has expanded into retail when it opened its first store by the same year. In
2003Germanos in a joint operation with Folli Folliebought a 40% stake of the Hellenic Duty Freeshops. In 2006it was acquired by Cosmoholding Cyprus LTD, a subsidiary of the mobile operator Cosmote.
Germanos Group's focus is battery manufacturing for vehicles and electonic devices, while the retail part of electronic goods is given to the chain of stores by the same name.
The Germanos Group has been operating a battery recycling program called "Dias Bat" since
2004. In every Germanos Storebatteries are collected and given for recycling, thus reducing the negative effect of battery consumption to the environment.=Subsidiaries=
Germanos Chain of Stores.
The Germanos group through its subsidiary's chain of stores has expanded into
Cyprusas well as in Eastern Europe:
Republic of Macedonia
* [http://www.germanos.gr/ Germanos Group website (in Greek)]
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