IADS – Worldwide Affiliation of Division StoresStuttgart, 8 December 2021 Holger Blecker, the CEO of the style and life-style firm Breuninger, has been elected as the brand new president of the Worldwide Affiliation of Division Shops, IADS. This worldwide affiliation promotes a powerful and future-oriented retail sector and is the oldest affiliation of department shops worldwide, based in 1928.Breuninger turns into president of the IADSThe 62nd Common Meeting of the IADS elected Breuninger CEO Holger Blecker as its new president on 28 October 2021 in Paris. The 51-year-old retail skilled will signify the worldwide affiliation for an preliminary interval of 1 yr. Breuninger has been a member of the IADS since 1987 and beforehand offered a president of the IADS in 1991 with Willem G. van Agtmael. Holger Blecker is now succeeding Juan Carlos Escribano, CEO of the Palacio de Hierro SAB de Group (Mexico).“Main the IADS with its world-famous department shops throughout these difficult occasions is a good honour and is of explicit significance for me. Collectively, we signify robust department shops which are resolutely tackling the challenges of the long run and present process main transformations. All members have their roots in retail and share a powerful dedication to in-store, service-oriented commerce and vibrant cities in addition to the alternatives of digitalisation. As department shops, we’re at all times rein-venting ourselves and creating a gorgeous life-style expertise for our prospects.”
(Holger Blecker, Chairman of the Breuninger Administration)Along with the brand new vice-president Kamshim Lau (Way of life Worldwide Holdings Hong Kong), Holger Blecker will promote the pursuits of the IADS and additional develop the place of the affiliation within the worldwide commerce sector.Mediakit for obtain: Breuninger übernimmt Präsidentschaft der IADS (picdrop.com)
Worldwide Affiliation of Division Shops
The IADS is probably the most unique and oldest skilled division retailer suppose tank on the planet. Its uniqueness lies within the shut relationship between its member CEOs, making it a really highly effective asset for decision-making on the highest stage. Immediately, the Affiliation gathers a gaggle of 12 members the world over, all leaders or key gamers on their respective markets, and represents greater than €31bn cumulated annual turnover, achieved via greater than 490 shops with 233,000 associates in 19 international locations. Members are: Centro Beco (Venezuela), Beijing Hualian Group (PRC), Breuninger (Germany), El Corte Inglés (Spain), El Palacio de Hierro (Mexico), Falabella (Chile), Galeries Lafayette (France), Way of life Worldwide Holding (Hong Kong), Magasin du Nord (Denmark), Manor (Switzerland), The Mall (Thailand), SM (Philippines). The big variety of enterprise fashions and cultures represented present the Affiliation and its members with a richness within the alternate which is all of the extra beneficial for the options and thought-provoking debates that it generates.E. Breuninger GmbH & Co.
The style and life-style firm Breuninger was based by Eduard Breuninger in 1881 and is now one of many main multi-channel department shops in Europe. Over its 140-year historical past, Breuninger has set excessive requirements for style, magnificence and life-style with an unique number of worldwide designer manufacturers and choose newcomer manufacturers. The web store www.breuninger.com launched in 2008 is likely one of the most profitable on-line outlets within the premium section and can be obtainable to prospects in Austria, Switzerland and Poland. Other than impeccable type and a way for tendencies, Breuninger is deeply customer-oriented: Provides equivalent to Particular Service, the in-house bespoke atelier, Click on&Accumulate and on-line reservations, the in-store order service and shuttle service guarantee a rare procuring expertise, whether or not on-line or in particular person. In Germany and Luxembourg, Breuninger now runs 13 department shops with round 6,000 workers. The grand opening of Breuninger in Hamburg is deliberate for 2023.Contact:
E. Breuninger GmbH & Co.
70173 StuttgartPhone 0711/211–2100
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