*There are two independent companies with the name Peek & Cloppenburg in Germany with their headquarters in Düsseldorf and Hamburg. This is a website of Peek & Cloppenburg KG, Düsseldorf, whose stores can be found here.


1900/ 1901

“Peek & Cloppenburg*” is established and opens the first store for boys and mens clothing in Düsseldorf’s Schadowstraße

Opening of a second clothing store in Berlin

Launch of the first standardised system of sizes for men’s clothing


The launch of a “mail order business”. For the first time, P&C* issues illustrated price lists with an overview of the latest product range


During the economic boom, P&C* provides elegant fashion to the residents of Düsseldorf and Berlin

With a distinctive insignia, P&C* creates its own logo


Product range extended to include women’s clothing. P&C* becomes the first full range provider for the whole family

From 1945

Reconstruction phase. Not a single P&C* store survives the war


Expansion and opening of new stores in Berlin, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf and Essen

In the following years, modernisation and new construction of numerous stores


P&C* are one of the first companies to implement an inventory control system

Advertising concept for high quality women’s fashion



Since the construction of its first world-city store in Frankfurt, P&C* uses world-class architectural designs in its major stores


Establishment of ANSON’S Herrenhaus KG and the opening of the first store



Expansion into Austria and the opening of the first two Austrian stores in Vienna and Vösendorf

From 2000


P&C* launches the customer card scheme  in Germany and Austria

Increased foreign presence of P&C* in Eastern Europe and opening of the first store in Poland (Warsaw)

In the following years, P&C* opens and modernises numerous other stores and world-city stores in Europe


Opening of the first Swiss P&C* store in Zurich

There are now already six stores in Eastern Europe – Poland, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Hungary



Launch of the “Fashion ID” online shop in Germany


Launch of the peek-cloppenburg.at online shop in Austria. Shop also now accessible in Germany via peek-cloppenburg.de


In Germany, more than 4 million customers hold a P&C* customer card

Transition to a SAP retail system, a data-based customer retention scheme, and a state-of-the-art product and management system


Launch of the peek-cloppenburg.pl online shop


Start of the webshop of ANSON’s Herrenhaus KG under ansons.de & beginning of the P&C online distribution in NL (peek-cloppenburg.nl)

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