12.02.2016 - 16.02.2016 — Hall: 9.1 Stand: C 60
More than 190 years ago the founder of the company moved from Moorhausen in the area of Bremen to Hildesheim and established a wholesale and retail store which today is considered the oldest in Germany.
Since its foundation the history of this company is closely connected to the fortunes of the country of Germany and the city of Hildesheim. This politically and economically. After the First World War is became crucial with the inflation and the worldwide depression. The father of the present owner Dr. Gustav Lindemann had to handle all these arising problems. It was followed by military service for a few years.
After the Second World War the total political and economical collapse.
All commercial and privately used building were destroyed by air raids.
Because of the division of Germany into East and West many sources were cut off and new ones had to be established. All the destructed buildings had to be rebuilt. All together it was a start from the very beginning.
Since the end of 1973 the great-great grandson of the owner Mr. Klaus Lindemann is charge of the business.
Since trade conditions are changing permanently it requires a lot of skill and imagination in order to overcome its unpredictable developments.
This challenge was met successfully by
opening a second company in USA
establishing an indoor- and outdoor playground in Hildesheim
starting with a hotel, the Lindemann Hotel in Hildesheim as well.