The retail industry in Nigeria is transforming amid many challenges and opportunities. Nigeria with a population of 170 million people (the 7th largest in the world) and over 80 million people living in its metropolitan areas, consumer spending in excess of about $100 billion a year and a fast-growing middle class is definitely the most promising market on the African continent.

Amidst these positive statistics of the retail market in Nigeria, many retail businesses are facing one challenge or the other, from structure, personnel, capacity building, real estate, POS & Software, finance, supply chain & logistics, competitive pressures, infrastructure, growth and more. More specifically, many retailers are facing challenges of positioning their business to get more value from the huge emerging opportunities in the transforming Nigeria retail market.

What support systems are there for you to leverage? How can you leverage them for your maximum advantage? How will you take your retail business to the next level? How will you get your business to perform optimally achieving more sales and profitability?

An organisation that has got these issues figured out for you long before you even thought of them is Bervidson Retail Group, Nigeria’s leading retail consulting, training and development group and the Convener of The Retail Leaders Conference.

Bervidson Retail Group offers retail development support services designed to meet the varied needs of retailers including consulting, education and training programs, POS and software, conferences, exhibitions, breakfast meetings, retail clinics, recruitment services, news, success information and networking opportunities.

Since 2013, the Group has helped many leading retail organisation in Nigeria to be more successful, supporting them through the development and facilitation of retail workshops, conferences and other programs mentioned above that are retail industry specific in design and implementation. The good news is that the group can support you too to achieve more success.

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Bervidson workshops are designed to support Retail Businesses from Owners & CEOs, Senior Management, Middle Management, Store/Outlet Management to Associates (Store and head office department).

Bervidson has facilitated workshops in such areas as: Retail Operations Management, Retail Sales Management, Retail Customer Service & Experience Management, Retail Visual Merchandising, Retail Branding, Retail Inventory Management, Retail Marketing, Retail Math & Analytics, Retail Customer Engagement, Retail Customer Advocacy, Retail Leadership, Retail Balance Scorecard design & Implementation and more.

  • Open workshops in Lagos and other cities in Nigeria and Ghana
  • Bespoke workshops based on clients’ needs at either their locations or clients’ preferred locations.

In designing the final content of the bespoke programs, the Group will work with the respective organisation to include key areas of specific interest and customise the workshops.


TRLC now in its 5th edition, gathers retail leaders from with and outside Nigeria to ruminate over the change, challenges and opportunities in the transforming Nigeria retail landscape. Most importantly. TRLC deliberates on how retail businesses can take advantage of emerging opportunities and how to drive the industry along the best transformation part. The next conference will hold June 7-8, 2018 @ Eko Hotel & Suite, Victoria Island Lagos. 


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Retail Academy (RA) is a retail training Academy dedicated to preparing and inspiring retail-minded individuals for successful career and entrepreneurship in retail through training. The Academy trains and develops technical, operational and entrepreneurial skills in retail rooted in Nigeria’s retail culture and up to date global best practices.

Participants will return to their organisations with more creative solutions that will make a positive impact on the business, delivering the right values and returns for stakeholders.


Bervidson Retail Group’s programs are facilitated by a blend of seasoned international and local faculty with a combined Retail development experience of more than 300 years across all categories and retail related industries.

Some of their Clients

Polo, Slot, HealthPlus, Ruff ‘n’ Tumble, Adam & Eve, Adidas, Ekulo Group, Konga, Grocery Bazaar, Foodco, Deola Sagoe, Morpheth Pharmacy,  SAS Textiles, Montaigne Place, Styles & Alternatives, CCD Superstores, Marketsquare, Medplus, Mobos, Vidora Luxury, Adidas, Maybrands, Affordable Cars, Net Pharmacy, Coolworld Retail, Rodizzio, Etisalat, Airtel, MTN, Enterprise Bank, International Energy Insurance, Ekulo Group, Mouka Ltd, Vitafoam, GSK, Schneider Electric, Mouka, Lorna, Sanofi Systemtech, Total Nigeria, JWT, PZ Cussons, GSK, Lorna, 3D Impact Marketing, Evans Medical and more.

To Contact Bervidson Retail Group,


Mark Etim @RetailInfo

News Reporter


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