AS Viking Motors, a company that is involved in car sales on behalf of the Company in Estonia and sells and services Opel and Cadillac vehicles, was established. Kaubamaja AS, Topsec Turvateenused OÜ that provides security services and Kulinaaria OÜ, involved in production of takeaway food and catering services, were established as separate companies to organise the structure of the Group companies more efficiently.
Shoe chain store, Shu, was launched.
The first shop specialising in sales of beauty, I.L.U., was opened in Pärnu Centre.
Suurtüki Naha- ja Kingaäri shoe stores and AS ABC King were purchased.
Security service of the Department Store was established.
KIA Auto AS, involved in import and wholesale of KIA vehicles in the Baltic states, was acquired.
New Tartu Kaubamaja Shopping Center was opened on 12 October, the main tenant being Kaubamaja Department Store.
Extension of Kaubamaja Tallinn, Viru Centre, was opened on 15 April.
On 10 may, the first Partner Card was issued to replace the former Kaubamaja Department Store Loyal Customer Card, joining the Group companies under a common loyal customer programme.
Kaubamaja Department Store became a member of a global organisation of department stores, IGDS.
Tallinna Kaubamaja Kinnisvara AS was established in January.
Tallinna Kaubamaja AS acquired 57% shares in AS Tartu Kaubamaja. Shares of Tallinna Kaubamaja were listed at Tallinn Stock Exchange.
The first Selver was opened in Tallinn on Punane Street.
RAS Tallinna Kaubamaja became a public limited company; majority ownership was sold to E-Investment Group.
Extension to Kaubamaja Tallinn – B House – was opened.
Kaubamaja Department Store was opened in Tartu on 20 December.
State company Tallinna Kaubamaja (Tallinn Department Store) was opened on 21 July.