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An­der­matt to get a chemist’s again – search for staff has be­gun

January 24, 2023

Andermatt is to get a chemist’s again during the second half of 2023. It will be located in the Edelweiss building on Piazza Gottardo in Andermatt Reuss. This development has been made possible thanks to funding from multiple sources.

Andermatt’s population has long expressed its need for a chemist’s. The increase in the number of guests and owners of apartments in Andermatt Reuss has highlighted the need for a chemist’s even more. This is why Andermatt Swiss Alps together with the community of Andermatt and the canton of Uri has decided to open a chemist’s on Piazza Gottardo in Andermatt Reuss. The plan is for it to open during the second half of the current year.

Andermatt Swiss Alps, the Municipality of Andermatt and the Canton of Uri are contributing to the start-up funding and operation. Together, these contributions will enable guaranteed operation over the next few years.

Andermatt Swiss Alps AG will operate the chemist’s Andermatt Swiss Alps AG will have the drugstore managed by a subsidiary with the aim of becoming independent in the medium term. Qualified personnel is now being sought for the company, which is indispensable for its openings. The chemist’s is to be open six days a week. Andermatt Swiss Alps will be provided with specialist assistance from the chemist’s chain Swidro.

Andermatt Swiss Alps AG – Welcome home.

Andermatt Swiss Alps AG, with registered office in Andermatt, plans, builds, and develops the year-round destination of Andermatt. In 2009 Andermatt Reuss came into being, with apartment buildings, hotels, and chalets. The Andermatt Swiss Alps Group owns the The Chedi Andermatt and Radisson Blu Reussen hotels, an 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course and the Andermatt Concert Hall. A close partnership is in place with Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG (SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun, the gastrobrand Mountain Food and the Swiss Snowsports School Andermatt) and its majority shareholder Vail Resorts, Inc. for developing the destination. Vail Resorts, the largest operator of ski resorts, and Andermatt Swiss Alps are together pursuing the vision of becoming The Prime Alpine Destination. In doing so, they are committed to an intact environment and a sustainable future that will enable coming generations to have an extraordinary home. During high season, Andermatt Swiss Alps and Andermatt-Sedrun Sport AG have more than 1,000 employees working at the locations in Altdorf, Andermatt and Sedrun.

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