In december 2009 DIE GRUPPE will visit New York City for a six days trend-tour. The trip is oganised in coorporation with the VME (United Furniture Purchasing Organisation) from Bielefeld, Germany and involves more than 30 members. The aim of this trip is to visit the most recent trends and developments in innovative retail concepts in New York City. Besides the interesting store concepts like ABC Carpet & Home, Ethan Allen and Food Emporium, the newest furniture stores in trendy Soho will be visited: the area where the New Yorkers find the interior designers for their trendy lofts, like Droog, Jonathan Adler, Moss, Design within Reach and many other trendsetting designers
Worth a visit
A lunch at Chelsea Market is an absolute must when visiting the Meatpacking District. The newly opened Highline Park is also more than worth a visit. An exiting windowshopping program completes the study trip to the Big Apple.
DIE GRUPPE, a new retail business network
DIE GRUPPE is a new company within Jos de Vries International Holding. The company is building a retail business network focusing on:
The contacts, as a result of the more than 20 years of experience of Jos de Vries The Retail Company, will be grouped in this new, innovative network. DIE GRUPPE is designed after the example of the Dutch network platform FocusPlaza, which has over 300 members.
DIE GRUPPE is operating in German speaking countries and directed by Jos de Vries The Retail Company Germany, the Dortmund office. In 2010 the service package will be offered as a yearly support.
Besides DIE GRUPPE, Jos de Vries the Retail Company organises several workshops, seminars and study trips. These activities are based on actual themes, aiming to spot new trends and to put these to the test. The events often have an international character since the participants come from all over Europe.
Jos de Vries The Retail Company also organises made-to-measure workshops and study trips. If your business is interested in a specific theme or if you would like to study retail developments in a particular country, we will be pleased to make the appropriate arrangements to suit your needs.
For further information please contact Mr. Claus Wester 0049 – 231 94 199 087 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org