Content about Manfred Maus

March 6, 2012

Cologne, Germany -- Does home center retailing need a new business model? One DIY pioneer thinks so. 

Manfred Maus, who in 1970 founded OBI, which grew to become Germany’s largest DIY home center, spoke to Home Channel News at the 2012 Internationale Eisenwarenmesse – or International Hardware Fair – in Cologne, Germany. 

“My children and my grandchildren will buy completely differently than we buy,” he said. “I think the home center concept is old. We need a new business model.”

April 13, 2008

Manfred Maus, the retired co-founder of leading German retailer OBI, was milling about Hall 7...

March 17, 2008

In an exclusive interview with Home Channel News at Practical World in Cologne, Germany, Manfred...

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