On the Path to Number 1
Since 1956, we have been pursuing our own path and have remained true to the Bründl DNA – we are extraordinarily different
Founder Hans Bründl passes his master-wainwright exmination.
His first products: a handcart, sleds and a pair of wooden skis.
Hans Bründl successfully completes training as a ski manufacturer and leases his first wainwright's workshop.
Hans builds his own workshop in Piesendorf, Pinzgau.
Two years later, he opens the first business for ski rentals and sales in Kaprun. The Bründl company is founded.
On 1 April 1967, the first Bründl sports shop is opened in its own building.
Bründl joins forces with Intersport Genossenschaft Österreich.
The selection at the sports shop is expanded to include textiles and sports clothing.
The second Bründl sports shop is opened at the Kitzsteinhorn.
The third Bründl branch is opened in Bruck an der Glocknerstraße, Pinzgau, though closes again in 2000.
Sport Bründl Gesellschaft m.b.H. comes into being
On 1 October, Christoph Bründl takes over as CEO.
With Schmittenhöheservice GmbH & Co KG, another company is established. This is followed by the opening of three branches in Zell am See. Our shops Drive-in Areit III Bergstation, CityXpress Talstation and AreitXpress Talsation are born.
The new main store in Kaprun is built from the ground up.
Intersport Mathoy in Ischgl is taken over, founding of Sports & Emotions GmbH and expansion including branches Ischgl Zentrum and Ischgl Pardatschgratbahn.
At theLangwied location on Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, another branch is opened.
In Ischgl, Tyrol, the Life.Style Shop is opened. This makes the third Bründl Sports shop in Ischgl.
A new main store is built by architects Blocher & Blocher and wins at the Euro-Shop-Awards in New York. In 2012, our flagship store in Kaprun is awarded the Austrian State Prize for Architecture, serving as a role model for a whole new generation of retail businesses.
The fourth shop is opened in Zell am See at the valley station of the Schmittenhöhebahn.
The increasing number of shops demands a central logistics center – opened in Kaprun in 2008
Takeover of Intersport Hausberger in Mayrhofen, Zillertal and opening of the Mayrhofen Zentrum shop.
Opening of the Intersport Bründl shop at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in Salzburg.
At Hotel Alpenhaus Kaprun, a new Intersport Bründl rental shop is opened.
At the Areitbahn mountain terminal in Zell am See, a new branch is opened.
The bike shop is given a new location at the "Waidmannsheil" across from our flagship store in Kaprun.
At the Tauern Spa in Kaprun, a new shop for swimwear is opened.
Opening of the Intersport Planet Planai valley station in Schladming and founding of Planai Sports GmbH.
Two more shops are opened in Mayrhofen: at the Ahornbahn valley station and the mountain terminal.
In the heart of Kaprun, the Bründl Outlet is opened.
The Intersport Bründl shop at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in Salzburg is expanded to 2 floors.
Opening of the shops at the Penkenbahn valley and mountain stations in Mayrhofen.
Takeover of Sport Steger in Saalbach and opening of the Bründl Saalbach Zentrum shop.
In the center of Kaprun, a new sports shop opens at Aparthotel Orgler Alpenparks.
The administrative and logistics center in Kaprun is expanded.
Takeover of Sport Kahr and opening of the Charly Kahr shop in Schladming.
Intersport XL Saalfelden in Saalfelden becomes Intersport Bründl.
Opening of both shops at the Spieljochbahn valley station and the mountain terminal in Fügen.
The Intersport Bründl shop at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in Salzburg is expanded to 3 floors.
New opening of the Maiskogelbahn valley station shop at the Kaprun Center.
Takeover of Sport Bauer in Saalbach and expansion of three shops in Saalbach - Rentcenter, Kohlmaisbahn and Life.Style
As of 1 September, the company breaks off from the Intersport cooperative. Intersport Bründl becomes Bründl Sports.
In December 2019, Bründl Shop #30 is opened at the new valley station of the Zell am See Xpress in Viehhofen.
Demolition of the old flagship store in order to reopen the alps' most modern sporting goods center.