Product launches / Expansion


Retail, European DIY Retailer
Turnover: about 3 billion €
Employees: 15,000


    1. Retail companies with a significant need for an increase in areal productivity in the field of technical products (heating / plumbing)
    2. IPO ( initial public offering)
    3. Acquisitions of other national DIY retailers
    4. Ongoing international expansion


      • Regular tasks in category management like bonus negotiations, etc.
      • Initiation and support of new product launches
      • Responsible management of introduction of the heating segment
      • Development of the Italian market
      • Representation of the management board in the Italian management


      • Introduction of the heating segment (boiler, heatings and floor heating) with an additional turnover in the double-digit million range and a spread of approximately 30%
      • Establishment of an Italian supplier base in the assigned shopping area within 6 months (approximately 90% of new suppliers)
      • Responsible accompaniment of the construction of the Italian headquarters
      • Opening of the first POS in Italy after 8 months

      Only what pays off is good.

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