Karstadt-Kaufhof includes 62 stores: ARD commentator making some serious accusations on the leadership and owners of real estate: "Like tubes of toothpaste squeezed out"The closure of 62 Galeria-Karstadt-Kaufhof stores Germany triggers wide dismay. A ARD commentator elevates allegations to the Management. The closure is not expected to be everything - the fall is foreseeable, she says.
Essen/Munich - After on Friday it became known that 62 Karstadt-Kaufhof stores in Germany are close, there is not horror in the staff.
a Lot of Worry, such as the inner cities without the stores will look like - it is a viable future is required concept for the time after Karstadt.+ Galeria, Karstadt, Kaufhof closes branches: The inner cities could be less attractive to©dpa / Rolf Venn Bernd
In a comment to r in the ARD-tagesthemen makes Sabrina Fritz (SWR), especially the Management of serious allegations.
reasons for the closure of the Karstadt-Kaufhof stores: bargain hunting and Shopping on the Couch
Fritz the reasons for the closure mainly lie in the fact that there is hardly a need for the buying homes - by bargain market, Outlet Center and "Shop on the Couch" were buying houses to something that would remind you of an old suit, "worn Sleeves and stains." And then also the Coronavirus* had come.
"If you set foot in a Galeria-Kaufhof-Karstadt store , you can feel the lack of love," says Fritz. However, their allegations do not apply to the employees, the advice to order the Goods and the customer, but rather the Management.
for Karstadt-Kaufhof branches: "lemon pressed"
Fritz shows the lack of imagination of the executives in the new name after the merger: the Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof had been thrown "on the walmart together."
Many of the 6,000 employees that lose their Job, have their entire working life in Karstadt or Galeria Kaufhof a time full of mistakes at the management level spent - for Fritz: "For decades, the purchase of houses by their owners squeezed like a tube of toothpaste, the one to be dealt with real estate , in the best location, the other to be a million salary.“
With the closure of 62 stores, the group was not yet over the mountain, so Fritz. There's also problems such as online trading and economic impact by Corona* would not be done over night, it has a gloomy forecast: "The inevitable is breaking."
all of Germany is Concerned: Here you will find the map to the closure of the Branch in Galeria-Kaufhof-Karstadt.
*Merkur.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network.Date Of Update: 20 June 2020, 07:34