The table below provides an overview of key events in the history of Europris:

DateImportant event
1992Predecessor company to Europris founded in Sandnes, Norway, with the first store opening in May 1992 in Sandnes, Norway
1993Predecessor company to Europris entered into wholesale agreement with Terje Høili AS to purchase large volumes of products
2000Predecessor company to Europris established closer relationship with Terje Høili AS to create unique supply chain from factory to customers
2000Europris achieved new milestone with 100 stores in Norway
2004Acquired by IK Investment Partners from Terje Høili AS and Europris founders
2006Europris achieved new milestone with 150 stores in Norway
2007Europris opened central warehouse in Fredrikstad, Norway
2012Nordic Capital Fund VII acquired Europris Holding AS from IK Investment Partners
2012Europris achieved new milestone with 200 stores in Norway
2013Europris entered into joint venture with Tokmanni and launched Shanghai sourcing office
2014Pål Wibe joins Europris as CEO and Espen Eldal joins Europris as CFO
2014Chain processed over 26 million customer transactions for the year



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