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Remembering Bruce Nordstrom

A Legendary Business Leader Bruce Nordstrom headed the family-run company for four decades and helped to transform it from a regional shoe seller into one of the largest US retailers. When…

IGDS Visual Merchandising Online Courses

Developing Your Visual Merchandising Skills IGDS is delighted to offer two Visual Merchandising On-Demand Courses in 2024, which are now open for enrolment and immediate registration.  The…

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), in cooperation with IGDS. A unique programme…

IGDS World Department Store Summit

Berlin 2024 Embracing Experiential Retailing The 15th IGDS World Department Store Summit (WDSS 2024) will be staged on 12-13 September 2023 in Berlin. Facing demanding market conditions,…

Passing of Rustan's CEO

Zenaida 'Nedy' Rustia-Tantoco Passed Away A woman who was known for her leadership and philanthropic work, Zenaida Rustia Tantoco redefined the landscape of luxury fashion retail in the…

IGDS Customer Data & Loyalty Online Courses

Enhancing Your Customer Data & Loyalty Program Knowledge IGDS is proud to be partnering with Truth Customer Academy, a leading global loyalty and CRM consultancy, to bring you two unique…

Organisation

IGDS is a non-profit organisation financed by members’ subscriptions. The membership is exclusively reserved for department stores and is preferably limited to one member per…

Our History

IGDS was founded in June 1946 in Lugano, Switzerland, by eight European department stores. The organisation’s main purpose was originally to share expertise and combine purchasing power. Our…

What we do

Events IGDS organises annually more than 20 exclusive events for its members: General Assembly & World Department Store Summit Conferences (Cosmetics, Fashion, VM, Logistics, HR, etc) …

Our Mission

The Intercontinental Group of Department Stores (IGDS) is the largest association of Department Stores in the world, at the forefront of evolving business models across product…