Overview:In 1979 the first Media Markt opened in Munich. 10 years later In 1989, Media Markt opens the first store beyond the borders of Germany and expands to France. In 1990 the first Media Markt in Austria opened and Switzerland followed in 1994
Hungary followed in 1997, Poland in 1998. In 1999, the group buys the Media World in Italy. In the same year Media Markt opens in the Netherlands. In 2002 Media Markt heads to Belgium and in 2004 in Portugal. In 2005 the first Media Markt in Greece opened.
This was followed by openings in Sweden and Russia in 2006 and Turkey in 2007. At present, Media Markt has over 540 stores in 16 European countries.