Dirk Rossman

Dirk Rossmann GmbH operates a chain of health and beauty product stores in Germany, Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic. It provides over-the-counter drugs through Internet. Rossman founded the first self-service drugstore in the country in 1972, and has since turned Dirk Rossmann GmbH into a company with 2,775 stores in six European countries and sales of $7.9 billion in 2012. Stakes combined, Dirk Rossman has an estimated weoth of $1.9 Billion.

German Drugstore Entrepreneur Dirk Rossmann Joins Billionaire Ranks

Today we take our local drugstores for granted. They are everywhere in large cities in the U.S. and in Europe. But that wasn’t the case in Germany in the early 1970s. Dirk Rossmann, 66, founded the first self-service drugstore in the country in 1972, and has since turned Dirk Rossmann GmbH into a company with 2,775 stores in six European countries and sales of $7.9 billion in 2012

Source: www.forbes.com | Date: 23rd January 2014 Read more