German-based lighting retailer Lampenwelt GmbH has continued its expansion programme by launching into the UK lighting market with an online store.

The new website,, features a variety of 12,000 products from established brands such as Philips, Osram and Axo, and becomes the tenth European country Lampenwelt has expanded into, while also reporting a growth of almost 36% in sales to €50m (£41.7m) in 2015.

Logistics, customer service and marketing controls will run from its German headquarters in Schlitz.

Andreas Rebmann, CEO of Lampenwelt GmbH, commented to German media: “The UK is a highly competitive market in our segment. We are strategically and operationally currently very well positioned, there to gain a foothold and to succeed.”

Lampenwelt operates online platforms in its native Germany, as well as in Denmark, France, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and now the UK.