History

1982

HÖGL + LORENZ Schuh-Holding is founded by the Högl and Lorenz families in Taufkirchen/Pram. HÖGL shoe fashion GmbH, founded in 1935, is established as the first subsidiary company

1988

HÖGL + LORENZ Schuh-Holding is founded by the Högl and Lorenz families in Taufkirchen/Pram. HÖGL shoe fashion GmbH, founded in 1935, is established as the first subsidiary company

1992

Foundation of a representative store in Moscow, Russia. First HÖGL flagship store is opened in GUM, Moscow

1996

Branch factory built in Varazdin, Croatia

1998

Acquisition of the German premium-comfort footwear brand HASSIA (Offenbach)
Managing director since 2006: Patrick Lorenz

2000

The German comfort shoe manufacturer GANTER (Waldkirch) is taken over
Managing director since 2008: Patrick Lorenz

At HÖGL shoe fashion GmbH, KommR Joseph Lorenz hands over operational manage-ment to Dr. Gerhard Bachmaier

The Högl family withdraws from the company – the Lorenz and Bachmaier families take over the Högl family's 50% corporate share (= 75% Lorenz + 25% Bachmaier)

2003

Transfer of the main production site from Taufkirchen/Pram to Martfü, Hungary

Relocation of the German subsidiary companies GANTER and HASSIA to the corporate headquarters in Taufkirchen/Pram

2007

The existing representative store in Russia is expanded by founding OOO HÖGL shoe fashion in Moscow
Further flagship stores are opened
Expansion into our own retail business

2014

Foundation of HÖGL shoe fashion co., ltd. in Shanghai, China and development of our own HÖGL stores in China

2015

Headquarters in Taufkirchen an der Pram is expanded through construction of new buildings and renovations

2016

Expansion of the management team at GANTER by Gerhard Aigner and the management team at HÖGL by Harald Winzer

Opening of a new HÖGL flagship store at Metropolis Moscow

Relaunch of the new HÖGL website

2017

Start of the HÖGL onlineshop www.hoegl.com in Austria, Germany and Russia