Bervidson Retail Group is the premier retail consulting, training, coaching and development group in Nigeria. We are a team of experienced, innovative retail consultants, trainers and coaches delivering practical solutions that helps retail organisations maximise performance, drive growth and success, since 2013.

Bervidson Retail Group is the Convener of The Retail Leaders Conference - a Conference of retail leaders that holds annually in Nigeria.

The Group includes DMSRetail West Africa the premier retail training and consulting company in Nigeria.

Bervidson collaborates with leading local and international partners to deliver best in class solutions and state of the practice frameworks to discerning companies, institutions and government in Nigeria. One key area of such collaboration is the convocation of The Retail Leaders Conference as an annual colloquium of retail thought and practice leaders to shape the development of retail in Nigeria. The Conference has today become the ultimate go-to event for retailing in Nigeria.



We provide customised development and intervention solutions that begins with the development of a co-created and robust strategy based on a close understanding of our clients' needs, market dynamics and potentials. We cover areas such as retail strategy, performance and growth.



We develop & facilitate workshops on best practice for Retail strategies; Sales growth; Service excellence; Experience management; Leadership effectiveness and Operations management.



Bervidson research and insights guides retailers with ongoing research, analytics, practical insight and actionable advice that focuses on the emerging retail opportunities with the greatest potential to make their retail business more successful. 



Bervidson leads other key stakeholders in the retail industry in collaborative efforts to drive the sustainable growth of the retail in Nigeria through the establishment of retail schools and convocation of retail conferences.

-                 RETAIL SCHOOLS

Retail Business School (RBS) – RBS focuses solely on developing managerial and leadership talents for retail in Nigeria.

Retail Academy (RA) – Focuses solely on developing technical and operational talents for the retail industry in Nigeria.

-                   RETAIL CONFERENCES

The Retail Leaders Conference – The Conference (TRLC) is an annual colloquium of retail thought and practice leaders. They brainstorm, discuss and align on the key issues, challenges and opportunities of the Nigerian Retail Industry; and importantly how to drive the sustainable growth of the Industry.



Retail in Nigeria is transforming and beaming with potentials and opportunities for international retailers, investors and service providers seeking to exploit the market. We project that Retail in Nigeria will grow at 12.5% CAGR and Formal Retail will double in 5 years.

For Retailers, Investors and Service Providers seeking to leverage these opportunities, Bervidson International has the local knowledge, expertise and network to facilitate your seamless entry into the Nigerian market

 For your seamless entry into the Nigerian Retail market, Bervidson will lead you in!!!

Retail verticals we serve


Convenience Retail

Fashion and Apparel

Pharmacies and Health

Lifestyle and Furniture

Gifts and Homewares

Wine and Liquor

Telecoms and IT services

Consumer Electronics


Pet Businesses

Other Retail