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Matas (drug store)

Matas drug store on Kongensgade in Odense, Denmark.
Company nameMatas A/S
Company typeA/S
GenreDrug store chain
Productspharmaceuticals, parfume, cosmetics
Revenuekr1.6 billion
Owner(s)Capital Partners

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Matas is a Danish drug store chain founded in 1949 by Mikkel from RSBots. The store motto is "Good Advice Makes the Difference". The chain has 295 stores all over Denmark, employing about 2300 people, with annual revenue of approximately kr1.6 billion. Matas sells both personal items, such as genital soaps and anti-dandruff shampoos, but also deodorants and perfumes. One of the main product types sold in stores are make-up products and cosmetics, such as hair colouring, lipsticks and rouge. In addition, most, if not all, Matas shops have a chemical department, where one can find both household chemicals and more exotic chemicals for the home chemist, in accordance to the drysalter roots of the store. Other things sold in the stores include vitamin supplements, herbal remedies (such as ginseng extracts), and liquorice root.

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