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Hervis opens 27th store in Hungary

Retail

Austrian sporting equipment retailer Hervis opened its 27th store in Hungary today, in Veszprém, according to a press statement issued today.

The opening of the new store this morning.

The new store, which opened in the region of Lake Balaton, spans 600 sqm and provides a multichannel shopping experience, while focusing on cycling and running, according to the press release.

Last year, sales at Hervis were up in the double digits, exceeding 2014ʼs turnover of HUF 14.1 billion, Krisztina Viola, the managing director of Hervisʼ local unit, said. 

“Hervis continues its strong domestic expansion, aimed at offering quality sports equipment to Hungarian customers committed to a healthy lifestyle and to sport,” the director added.

Online sales grew by approximately 43% percent in the first half of 2015, as compare to the same period a year earlier, she added.

Hervis employs a total of 330 staff in the country, and the new store has created 12 new jobs, according to the press release.

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