Gütersloh/Düsseldorf, March 16, 2021

Miele acquires majority stake in Otto Wilde

An increasing circle of people are showing an avid interest in cooking challenging dishes out in the fresh air – and are investing in high-end barbecue grills or even complete outdoor kitchens. Both companies intend to tackle this high-potential markets together with immediate effect: Otto Wilde will contribute its expertise in the field of innovative high-end grills and accessories. Miele, for its part, brings many years of know-how in the development, production, connectivity and marketing of premium built-in appliances worldwide to the table. Alongside expanding the product portfolio, further internationalisation is on the joint agenda.

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Gütersloh, February 11, 2021

Miele increases turnover by 6.5%

In the 2020 fiscal year (January 1 - December 31), the Miele Group achieved sales of € 4.5 bn, 6.5% more than in 2019. This has even greater relevance in view of the fact that Miele was also massively hit by the turmoil caused by the current pandemic during the past year. 'Thanks to our strong brand, a high-quality product range and the persistent expansion of digital marketing activities, Miele has nevertheless succeeded in surpassing the previous year's turnover by a considerable margin. We will continue to stay our course and, indeed, strengthen it', says the Executive Board of the world's leading purveyor of premium domestic appliances and commercial machines. Strong growth was reported above all in Germany, central Europe and in China. Amongst individual categories, vacuum cleaners and refrigeration products experienced the greatest growth rates. As per December 31, 2020, Miele employed a staff of 20,944 worldwide. This equates to an increase of 466 year-on-year.

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Gütersloh/Berlin, February 9, 2021

Miele takes majority stake in successful KptnCook recipe app

A fresh, healthy and sustainable cuisine is increasingly becoming an integral part of daily life for many people – with recipe ideas nowadays found above all online. In this respect, the KptnCook app provided by the eponymous Berlin startup counts among the fastest-growing offerings in the German-speaking world – with Miele holding a stake in the company since 2018. Now, the domestic appliance company from Gütersloh is increasing its stake in KptnCook to over 50%. The common goal is to further fuel the growth of this multiple award-winning app in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and beyond. Furthermore, greater personalisation of offers is planned.

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Gütersloh/Munich, October 29, 2020

FC Bayern Munich and Miele start culinary partnership

Peak sporting performance has always gone hand in hand with a healthy and nutritious diet. At FC Bayern Munich's central locations, Miele will in future be creating culinary delights for guests and visitors. An agreement on a partnership between the world's leading purveyor of premium domestic appliances and what is currently Europe's most successful football club has been concluded for an initial period of three years.

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Miele at trade fairs 2021

Date Trade fair Place Information
15. - 17. March IDX_FS – Powered by Internorga Digital
15. - 16. June Achema Pulse Digital
6. - 8. July Altenpflege Nuremberg trade fair
3. - 7. September IFA Berlin trade fair
21. - 24. September CMS Berlin trade fair
22. - 25. September IDS Cologne trade fair
15. - 18. November Medica Düsseldorf trade fair
27. November - 1. December Texcare Frankfurt trade fair