DODO® is founded by Mr. and Mrs. Ernst HANAU. The business specializes in the manufacture of duvets, comforters, pillows and eiderdowns (the duvet’s predecessor).
DODO® employs 17 people.
Given the duvet’s success, DODO, under the direction of Mr. Jacques HANAU, places the first duvets on the French mass market.
DODO® DODO invests in state-of-the-art machinery and equips the team with the first multi-needle industrial sewing machine.
DODO® extension (1985 - 1992)
Extension of the Saint-Avold production site (+ 30,000m²).
DODO® DODO becomes the first duvet brand to advertise on television.
DODO®’s big year
DODO® becomes DODO SAS managed by Marc CERF and Didier HANNAUX.
France's favorite brand
A BVA study declares DODO® the most recognized and well-liked duvet brand
Drouault and Topiol
Takeover of the TOPIOL brand and premium brand DROUAULT (feather and down specialists)
Integration of TEXTILES LASSON (specialists in bed linen and high-quality protective bedding)
DODO® invests in R & D to create the Surconfort ® mattress topper, as well as a revolutionary concept of duvet packaging: the DODOBOX®.
Launch of the DODO® website.
CARREFOUR eco-responsible trophy. Launch of eco-bedding with the ACCOR hotel group’s Mercure chain in partnership with Vittel.
Signature of a bed linen and sponge license agreement with the Descamps group.
DODO® opens its first outlet store in Talange.
Product of the Year
The DODO® Maxiconfort duvet Thermolite Ultra is elected Product of the Year 2013.
Launch of the DODO® Facebook page.
Opening of three new outlet stores (Troyes, Corbeil, Aubergenville).
Product of the Year
The Duplex Air Wash duvet and the Longlife pillow are elected "Product of the Year" in 2014.
Acquisition of CTM Style, the French leader in nightwear. DODO extends its expertise and launches a new Homewear range (pyjamas, bathrobes, nightgowns).
Opening of two new outlet stores in Gérardmer and Franconville.
DODO® celebrates 80 years
Launch of a licensed DODO® mattress collection.
DODO® buys a duvet production unit in the Vosges, ATELIER DES VOSGES
Anne de Solène
DODO® acquires the company ANNE DE SOLENE, creator of high-quality linen with 50 years of experience.
DODO® launches its Instagram page
Opening of two new outlet stores in Villefontaine. The DODO group now has 26 DODO and ANNE DE SOLENE outlet stores.