Founded in 1949 in Hamburg by Carl Tchilinghiryan and Max Herz and still maintains its headquarters in the north of the city. The name Tchibo is an abbreviation for Tchilling and Bohnen . During its formative years, Tchibo concentrated on a mail order service of freshly roasted coffee beans, processed in the company’s own roasting facility in the Hamburg district of Hoheluft.
Tchibo’s slogan is “Every week a new world“.
With over 1000 shops, Tchibo is one of Germany’s biggest shop chains. The company is based in Hamburg.