El-Plus and Elektro-Holding plan merger

The Polish purchasing/marketing associations El-Plus and Elektro-Holding are to cooperate this year and then to amalgamate next year.

El-Plus has 12 members and belongs to the international marketing association GEWA. Elektro-Holding comprises 7 members.

Together the two organizations with their 174 branches in Poland generate an overall turnover of PLN 1,250,000,000 (EUR 311 m), so that they are then likely to become the new no. 1 on the Polish market.