The company Tchibo Prague has introduced in Panattoni Park Cheb the distribution centre, which will serve online customers from CEE region and South part of Germany. The total rentable area has reached 73 000 sqm. The premises hasl become the 2nd largest logistics hall ever constructed in the territory of the Czech Republic after the distribution centre of Amazon in Dobrovíz. One of the world´s biggest coffee roasters worldwide and the leader of the e-commerce fashion retail in the Czech Republic will create up to 350 new jobs in Karlovy Vary region. The Tchibo distribution centre shall start its operation by the end of this year. The 2nd phase of the project will be completed in the middle of next year.
Tchibo, is the German retail chain, which at the beginning offered to its customers only coffee and coffee specialties. Nowadays, it sells to its consumers great variety of goods, which changes weekly and is thematically very diverse, ranging from household and kitchen through fashion, sports, electronics, toys, jewellery to garden. Tchibo products covers more than 75% of all consumer goods offered on the market. Last year, the company became a leader in the Czech online fashion retail. The e-commerce represents about 30% of its total sales. The new distribution centre in Cheb will certainly contribute to increase of the online sales, as it will focus on B2C online business.