Interviews

November 22, 2013

Interview with Stefan Quiles CEO in Muy Mucho

Muy Mucho is a family business that began with Stefan Quiles parents and he joined them soon. Initially it was focused on developing its own stores, later they created a central purchasing and later they began to export to countries of Eastern Europe. Muy Mucho plans to open 20 properties In 2014…

October 2, 2013

Interview with Montse Pietx, marketing director of Casa Viva

After the bad season experienced by the retail world, tourism has changed the whole situation. Given that thousands of tourists have come to “save” the season by combining holidays and shopping, many retailers have found that they must change their strategy or at least take tourists into account in their future strategies…

July 31, 2013

Interview with Oscar Bel, Sales Director in Diesel

Sales of this July were the first of the summer season to be accompanied by liberalization. A Circumstance that for better or worse, is shaping the retail world trajectory and its future. Oscar Bel, Sales director of Diesel talks about this issue in the next interview and how Diesel is focusing this period of so many changes…

May 7, 2013

Interview with Ginés Palencia, Aguirre Newman’s Retail Director

Aguirre Newman, founded in 1988 and leader in the Spanish market and real estate management consultancy, has just released its report on the 2012 retail market which summarizes the trends of the year, the effect of the crisis and possible dynamics for 2013. Its director of retail, Ginés Palencia, presents some details in this interview…

March 26, 2013

Interview with Maria Araluce Sales Director of ORCHESTRA

In January 2013 the Spanish government approved the schedule liberalization law and since then a “war started”. On one hand, some states don’t want to proceed with it and small retailers are complaining against it, but on the other hand it seems it could be an opportunity for the field…

February 5, 2013

Interview with Jordi Dalmau from Superdry Spain

Jordi Dalmau, Superdry Sales Director in Spain, evaluates in this interview current changes in the retail world being schedule deregulation one of the biggest news on the field. This year for the first time, every retailer could choose, in Spain, when to start its sales…

November 22, 2012

Interview with Elisabeth Vilalta, Head of Comertia

Last Monday November 12th Comertia celebrated in Comsocaixa (Barcelona) its 10th Retail Conference. The theme of this 10th edition was “The polarization of Consumption: luxury vs low-cost.” Comertia’s director, Elisabeth Vilalta, evaluates the Conference one week later…