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GDI Impact Leadership Programme 2024
Developing the Next C-Suite Leaders
The Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) has the pleasure of launching the GDI Impact Leadership Programme (ILP), developed in cooperation with IGDS. A unique programme for department store executives only, it is addressing the needs of this retail sector and the complexity of its business model.
We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the first edition of the ILP, due to be held in 2024. The programme will bring together department store leaders from around the world who possess the potential to take on greater leadership responsibility at C-level in the near future.
Inspiring 14th World Department Store Summit 2023 in Dubai
The 14th IGDS World Department Summit, held on 11-12 October 2023 for the first time in Dubai, was a great success! Al Tayer Insignia and IGDS were the organisers of the Summit, which attracted 330 top executives from 46 countries to the Emirates.
From IGDS Members
The KaDeWe Group (Alsterhaus, KaDeWe, Oberpollinger)
A fabulous Black Weekend at KaDeWe
From November 24th to 27th, the KaDeWe in Berlin, Alsterhaus in Hamburg and Oberpollinger in Munich, celebrated a weekend full of...
Christmas Façade of Globus
As the holiday season beckons, the iconic Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich radiates a charming Christmas ambience. And, at the heart of this...
KL Sogo's Seibu first luxury Japanese department store to open
Seibu, the first and largest luxury Japanese department store in Malaysia, is all set to open its doors at The Exchange TRX on November 29....
From the Industry
El Corte Inglés in 2023
El Corte Inglés' retail sales grew by 4.5% in the first eight months of the year (in the case of the group, which began on March 1)....
Bloomie’s opens in Seattle
A Bloomie’s store opened at the University Village lifestyle center, which is about five miles north of downtown Seattle. It’s the third...