Ahlers AG is a leading listed manufacturer of men’s fashion in Europe. The brands of Ahlers AG are divided into two segments. The premium segment includes the brands Baldessarini, Pierre Cardin and Otto Kern. The Jeans, Casual & Workwear segment consists of the brands Pioneer Authentic Jeans, Pionier Jeans & Casuals, Pionier Workwear and Jupiter. This innovative and well-capitalised company looks on almost 98 years of swift and flexible adjustment to the requirements of the times and the markets.
For many decades Ahlers has been a reliable partner to mid-sized and major specialist retailers. The company is one of the major European players who live up to high standards of quality both in terms of their brands and their products. Solid, sustainable and profitable growth is the medium-term goal for the corporate development. Ahlers employs around 2,000 people, generates 70% of its sales revenues from premium brands and produces 7 million fashion items per year.
Fashion manufacturer with a focus on menswear
Baldessarini, Otto Kern, Pierre Cardin, Pioneer Authentic Jeans, Pionier Jeans & Casuals, Pionier Workwear, Jupiter
Herford-Elverdissen (since 1932)
Sales of EUR 238 million
Premium brands contribute 67 percent to sales
Export share of 45 percent
approx. 2,000 employees
listed since 1987
since 2004 in the Prime Standard
1919 in Jever
Dr. Stella A. Ahlers
Points of Sale:
Retail Stores: 30
Partner Stores: 118
Branded selling spaces: 2,840
Art & Fashion
Exhibition „ZERO und NOUVEAU RÉALISME: Die Befragung der Wirklichkeit“, Stiftung Ahlers Pro Arte, Hanover, February 26 - June 26, 2016
Artworks: Yves Klein, ahlers collection © Yves Klein Estate, ADAGP, Paris / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017
The ahlers collection has an international focus and comprises numerous works of museum quality. German expressionist works and pieces of international contemporary art make up much of the collection.