Ernest et Henri Maus
Ernest and Henri Maus open Maus Frères, a mercantile and hosiery wholesaler, and start a cottage industry of hosiers in Bienne, in the canton of Bern, Switzerland
Maus Frères moves to Geneva and extends its network as supplier to independent shops.
Leon Nordmann opens KAUFHAUS NORDMANN department store in Willisau, in the canton of Luzern, Switzerland
Leon Nordmann enters into a partnership with suppliers and close friends Ernest and Henri Maus. The jointly-owned WARENHAUS LEON NORDMANN opens at N° 7 Weggisgasse, Luzern on November 1902.