What is the biggest department store in Berlin?

The KaDeWe
The KaDeWe is Berlin’s largest and most famous department store. Its 60,000 square meters of retail space and gourmet floor attract visitors from all over the world. The Kaufhaus des Westens, KaDeWe for short, is more than just a well-stocked department store.

What does KaDeWe stand for?

KaDeWe, which stands for Kaufhaus Des Westens and is pronounced kah-day-vay, is the second largest store of its kind in Europe after London’s Harrods.

How many floors are in the KaDeWe?

eight floors
KaDeWe has eight floors, each focused on a different type of merchandise. The ground floor is all beauty accessories and luxury goods. The services offered include beauty salons as well as nail and foot spas. The so-called “Luxury Boulevard” is also situated here, with various luxury brands.

What are the big stores in Germany?

Turnover generated during 2020 in Million €

Rank Retailer Nr. of stores
1 Edeka 11,100
2 Schwarz (Lidl & Kaufland) 3,870
3 Rewe 4,2142
4 Aldi (Nord & Süd) 4,215

What does kaufhaus sell?

The KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens) in Berlin is the largest and best-known department store in Germany. This huge store sells mainly upmarket products (luxury goods). It is estimated that 50 % of the goods in the KaDeWe are clothing, but the upper two floors are also very popular among Berliners and tourists.

When was the Berlin Wall put up?

August 13, 1961
In the wee hours of August 13, 1961, as Berliners slept, the GDR began building fences and barriers to seal off entry points from East Berlin into the western part of the city. The overnight move stunned Germans on both sides of the new border.

What does a kaufhaus sell?

What is the most popular store in Germany?

Top 30 German e-commerce (according to ecommerceDB)

country online store
1 DE amazon.de
2 DE otto.de
3 DE zalando.de
4 DE mediamarkt.de

What is Germany famous for shopping?

12 German-Made Things to Buy in Munich

  • Heilemann Chocolates.
  • Dallmayr Coffee.
  • Traditional “Tracht” Clothing and Accessories.
  • Fine Scarves from Ludwig Beck.
  • “Brotzeit” Marzipan Arrangement.
  • Lebkuchenherzen.
  • Beer Stein from the Hofbräuhaus.
  • Eilles Tea.