More German chains join Tolino alliance

More German chains join Tolino alliance

The Tolino alliance has added strength in depth in its German home market. Regional book chains Mayersche and Osiander have joined the successful partnership with immediate effect. Both newcomers are family-owned and major players in their markets – Mayersche (40 branches, €160m turnover) in Northrhine Westphalia and Osiander (34 branches, €67.9m turnover) in southern Germany.

Two and a half years after it was launched as an open ecosystem by book chains Thalia, Hugendubel and Weltbild together with Bertelsmann’s (soon-to-be defunct) Der Club and Deutsche Telekom as technical partner, Toli...

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