Sobre Nosotros

La marca KARE simboliza las ideas de decoración que son únicos, no conformista y auténtico – nunca aburrida y siempre llena de imaginación e inspiración. Desde 1981, la compañía ha estado sorprendiendo a sus fans y socios minoristas en todo el mundo con una variedad incomparable e inagotable de nuevos accesorios para muebles, iluminación y mobiliario, todo lo que expresa una intensa pasión por el diseño. Incluyen descubrimientos fascinantes de talleres artesanales oscuros y piezas poco locos pero únicas de mobiliario creando un efecto ‘wow’, por no hablar de muebles de madera maciza amorosamente diseñado que será apreciado por toda la vida.

KARE éxito como ninguna otra marca en la búsqueda de iconos de estilo, el desarrollo de las tendencias e innovaciones en el diseño de muebles, y luego utilizarlos para cumplir los sueños de los entusiastas de la decoración. Abierto a la espontaneidad y con el coraje de innovar, nuestros cazadores de tendencias y espíritus creativos de la moda colecciones de extrañar, asequible y conveniente de estilo de vida. Para los espíritus no convencionales y románticos, de la naturaleza y el estilo-consciente, para las aves del paraíso y todos aquellos que desecharon todas las restricciones a la hora de amueblar su propia casa.

Inspiration – not convention

KARE is an unconventional furniture company which strictly rejects run-of-the-mill concepts, operates strategically with a feel for the market and ensures continued success with revolutionary furnishing ideas. Jürgen Reiter and Peter Schönhofen are the guiding spirits behind all this. They founded the company as students, and as owners and managers they remain at the head of the company to the present day – working with passion, a readiness to innovate and personal commitment. As an international supplier and generator of change KARE is accordingly faster, smarter and more successful on the market.

We decorate the world!

With its own stores in Germany and Austria, 200 brand partners worldwide and 2000 trade customers KARE inspires cosmopolitan spirits and young people of all ages in over 40 countries with an enthusiasm for individual furnishing. In 2014 the company opened the KARE Kraftwerk – its international flagship store offering a unique lifestyle experience and the furnishing ideas of the future in a former Munich power station.

KARE Design GmbH is a private company with international operations in the fields of furniture, lighting and furnishing accessories. As a franchisor, wholesaler, retailer, shop-in-shop operator, contract furnishing business and trendsetter in interior decoration the Munich-based company has registered uninterrupted growth since the time it was founded.

  • KARE worldwide in June 2015: 200 brand shops in 40 countries
  • Year of foundation: 1981
  • Owners, founders and managing partners: Jürgen Reiter, management specialist, Peter Schönhofen, management specialist
  • Franchisor for the KARE brand retail system
  • Retailer with its own KARE shops in Germany and Austria, Flagship Store KARE Kraftwerk, Munich, and the Stierblut Men and Women fashion stores in Munich
  • Stierblut online shop
  • KARE online shop: owner and operator of www.kare.de
  • Export proportion: approximately 70 percent
  • Trade fairs: exhibitors at all major international furnishing fairs: imm Cologne, Ambiente and Tendence, Frankfurt, Maison et Objet, Paris, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Furniture China, Shanghai, Rooms, Moscow
  • Showroom: international showroom covering 2800 m²
  • In-house trade fairs: three events a year for the international furniture industry and brand partners
  • Purchasing offices and quality managers in eastern Europe, China and India
  • Employees: in Germany approx. 380 at headquarter from 28 nations, and around 1150 in the worldwide KARE network
  • Proportion of women in management posts: 40 percent
  • Training provider: Chamber of Commerce award for training apprentices, with every 10th member of the workforce a trainee
  • Central logistics facility at company HQ with over 30,000 m² plus external warehouses
  • Logistics centre in Asia for direct container operations
  • Award: “Shop of the year 2015” for the brand flagship store KARE Kraftwerk in Munich
  • Award: “E-Mail Marketing Award 2015” for B-to-C Newsletter by DialogSummit
  • KARE Academy: international in-house advanced training centre
  • Social responsibility: involvement in ‘Artists for Kids e.V.’ for the support of underprivileged young people and more cooperations.