DBS Retail Symposium

The 2017 DBS and Lidl Ireland Retail Symposium took place ​in February. The event was organised by the Bachelor of Business in Retail Management students and took place over ​the course of ​a morning, under the theme of Customer Service Excellence. The event was live tweeted using #DBSretail17.

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The event saw speakers from some of Ireland’s biggest companies come to talk to a full house of students and DBS staff about the Economics of Customer Service Excellence.

Speakers included:

• Laura Canavan: Learning and Development Project Manager, LIDL Ireland

• Zoe McHugh: Junior Project Manager, LIDL Ireland

• Gillian Maxwell: Managing Director, Tiger Retail

• Holly Nolan: HR Director, O'Brien's Wines

• Andrea Horan: Managing Director, Tropical Popical

• Gillian Hamill: Editor, Shelf Life Magazine

• Charlie Boyle: CEO & Managing Director, Customer Service Excellence Ireland

• Noeleen Mc Donnell: Department Manager, Brown Thomas

The DBS Retail Conference is an annual event which allows students to learn about the world of business from people who are heavily involved in it.