Creating Business Innovation out of Traumatic Change

  • Stephan Abend


The Konsumgenossenschaft Leipzig eG (Konsum) was founded in 1884 in Leipzig. Today Konsum operates with small supermarkets in the Leipzig region solely in the food business. The company follows a service and quality-oriented strategy in more than 70 stores in Leipzig and the surrounding area.


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