OBI - for more than 40 years the name has stood for quality, reliability and social responsibility. The company is now the undisputed leader in the domestic German market and in five other European countries and therefore the driving force of the entire construction and DIY industry. With innovative cross-channel concepts and an online catalogue of approximately 100,000 articles at, OBI is appealing to its regular customers, though also effectively opening up new groups of buyers.

As of the end of the 2016 financial year, the 651 OBI stores generated net sales of 6.1 billion euros with 45,637 employees. This corresponds to a growth of 10 percent.