On May 14, 1881 Rudolph Karstadt opened the present headquarters in Wismar. Today, the houses of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH and the online department store karstadt.de are united under the roof of the oldest German department store company. More than one million customers visit the KARSTADT branches every day. With a name recognition of 95 percent, KARSTADT is one of the strongest German brands. KARSTADT focuses on the four core areas of fashion, home, personality and sports. The guiding principle of all types of business is the modern marketplace.
The Karstadt department store gift card can be redeemed in all branches of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH, in Karstadt travel agencies and on www.karstadt.de. The Karstadt department store gift card can not be used in the branches of Karstadt Sports GmbH and Karstadt Premium GmbH, in the restaurants of LeBuffet Restaurant & Café Gesellschaft mbH and in Karstadt Lebensmittel. The redemption may be made in one sum or in installments. Also a cash payment of the card amount is generally not possible.