About Zwahlen-Hüni

Zwahlen-Hüni milestones

1948

Founding of the company by Armin Zwahlen and Flöri Zwahlen-Hüni on 1 July in Saanen. The premises formerly served as a public reading room.


1955

Renovation of premises in Saanen


1962

Opening of store in Gstaad in the ‘Brunnehuus’. This was also the year in which we trained our first apprentices.


1980

Alexander Zwahlen and his wife Simone Zwahlen-Gagneux assume control of the company


1989

Construction of new premises in Saanen. This development expanded our retail space from 100 m² to 225 m².


1999

Renovation of premises in Gstaad


2010

Relocation from the ‘Brunnehuus’ in Gstaad to the ‘Villigerhuus’


2012

Opening of third store: ‘Le Trésor’


2015

Opening of bypass in Saanen and construction of an entrance to the new car park. General repair & renovation of the stores in Saanen, with new floors, racks and displays.


2019

Acquisition of Fuhrer Cigares Tobacco from Hans Fuhrer in Gstaad


Future

Merger of the Le Trésor and Fuhrer Cigares Tobacco stores, and relinquishment of the branch in the ‘Villigerhuus’