The newest member of Central Group’s luxury portfolio

In 1892, Josef Weber – inspired by the Parisian tradition – founded the first large department store in Zürich and called it “Bazar ohne Gleichen” (bazaar beyond compare). Shortly thereafter, the banker Heinrich Burkhardt became Josef Weber’s business partner. Subsequently, he purchased the department store and transformed into a limited company – “Magazine zum GLOBUS” in 1907, thereby giving it today’s name.

In 2020, a joint venture of Central Group and SIGNA acquired GLOBUS department store chain, along with eight associated real estate properties at top inner-city locations across Switzerland.

GLOBUS has become an institution in Switzerland. For 125 years, it has captivated its visitors with an exquisite and exclusive range of products for a luxurious lifestyle and with an unparalleled service.

What makes GLOBUS unique?

The exclusive range of products which we carefully select

GLOBUS always looks for new and unique products of the highest quality which fascinate and inspire the customer.

The excellent customer service that responds to individual needs

GLOBUS takes care of the customers professionally and offers them with a personal service.

The inspiring shopping experiences that appeal to all the senses

GLOBUS tells the stories in an imaginative and innovative way and make shopping a sensual experience.

Our locations

8 Core Department Stores in 7 cities

8 Prime Properties Portfolio in 4 cities

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