Historie
 

The History of the Otto Group

With 123 major companies and over 53,800 employees in more than 20 countries, the Otto Group looks back at a more than 60-year business history.

Company history

Company history

In 1949, Werner Otto cut-and-pasted the first catalogue with 28 pairs of shoes. From these beginnings grew one of the most successful groups of companies.
 
 
Founder

Founder

By establishing his mail order company, Werner Otto (1909-2011) wrote an important chapter in German post-war history.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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