Mike Dawson

Mike Dawson

DAIS expects you to resist on March 24 & 25

Ugly Mr Covid has hit few business areas within our publishing company, dfv Media Group, harder...

Add to ... 

Retailers want us all to indulge

At the end of this tedious coronavirus year, let's have a look around the global village and see...

Add to ... 

Talk with Alibaba president on Singles' Day

For better or for worse, everyone knows Amazon. But Alibaba? China's leading e-commerce player is...

Add to ... 

Europe's top-dog retailers

If you hang our latest Top 50 ranking table of European retailers on your office wall, it will...

Add to ... 

Beating Mr Covid

Since February retailers and fmcg manufacturers have been challenged as never before in...

Add to ... 

Is price the new king of Italy?

Price has always been an essential marketing mechanism in retailing. It is obviously now of...

Add to ... 

Opinion wanted: Yours!

A good doctor regularly takes the pulse of his or her patients. The same applies to publishing....

Add to ... 

Production almost back to pre-Covid levels

Martial comparisons are generally best avoided. But, as in wartime, the coronavirus has brought...

Add to ... 

New in English: FOOD SERVICE International

May we draw your attention to the English version of one of our most influential and...

Add to ... 

Retailers, up your customer marketing or fail!

Dear Retailers,If you want to survive a savage post-Covid-19 recession, you will have to change...

Add to ... 

Rohlik wants to ring German doorbells

Rohlik.cz is already the leading home delivery company for food in its native Czech Republic. The...

Add to ... 

Christmas thoughts on German Retail Blog

Nietzsche considered it an infallible sign of decadence when art makes art its subject. So this...

Add to ... 

Aldi gets physical in China

In only days from now Aldi will be starting business in the People's Republic of China. The...

Add to ... 

LZ Retailytics ranks Europe's Top 50 retail stars

If this were football, Schwarz Group would be FC Barcelona, Real Madrid or ManUnited. The owner...

Add to ... 

Lidl culls its bigwigs, but can't stop growing

It used to be fun being one of the boss men, but not if you work at Schwarz Group these days....

Add to ... 

Lidl culls its bigwigs, but can't stop growing

It used to be fun being a boss man, but not if you work at Schwarz Group these days. Klaus...

Add to ... 

Episode 35: Carol Tyler

On the final installment of Comic Book Decalogue, Carol...

Add to ... 

Episode 34: Ben Passmore

  On the penultimate episode of Comic Book...

Add to ... 

Episode 33: Hannah Blumenreich

  On the 33rd installment of Comic Book Decalogue,...

Add to ... 

Shop and save the Siberian way – Russian discounter Torgservis plans German entry

Talk about audacity! Russian discounter Torgservis plans to enter Germany via Berlin-based...

Add to ...