Björn Weber

Inhaber, Senior Retail Analyst & Managing Director, Fourspot

Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Content-based Growth Strategies
Deep insights into the global retail industry – es
Market Research
SCRUM-based Management
Data-driven Journalism
Supply Chain and Supplier Collaboration (ECR).
Product Development
Business Consulting
Corporate Communications
Marketing Communications
Product Ownership (Scrum)
Content-based Lead Generation


Professional experience for Björn Weber

  • Current 3 years and 3 months, since Jul 2020

    Publisher, Editor

    The Retail Optimiser

  • Current 3 years and 8 months, since Feb 2020

    Senior Retail Analyst & Managing Director


  • 1 year, Oct 2019 - Sep 2020

    Senior Consultant Digital Services

    DLG TestService GmbH

  • 5 years and 1 month, Jan 2015 - Jan 2020

    Director Retail and FMCG Industries

    Cautus Service GmbH

  • 3 years and 3 months, Jan 2016 - Mar 2019

    Head of LZ Retailytics

    Lebensmittel Zeitung, Deutscher Fachverlag

    Als Head of LZ Retailytics war ich maßgeblich verantwortlich für • die Idee und Product Vision • das Recruiting eines internationalen Analysten-Teams und seine Leitung nach SCRUM- Werten und -Methoden • die Auswahl und die Steuerung der Technologie-Dienstleister • die Leitung der Produktentwicklung (in JavaScript, HTML, Bootstrap SASS, PHP 7, MySQL, REST API) als SCRUM Product Owner • die Entwicklung des Content-basierten Inbound-Marketings auf Hubspot • Sales und Delivery von Beratungsprojekten

  • 8 months, May 2015 - Dec 2015

    Editor / Redakteur

    Deutscher Fachverlag, Lebensmittel Zeitung

  • 7 years and 10 months, Mar 2007 - Dec 2014

    Research Director, Retail Technology & General Manager Germany

    Planet Retail GmbH

    Björn Weber is Planet Retail’s Research Director Retail Technology and General Manager of the company's German operations. Planet Retail is the leading online provider of global retail and foodservice industry information ( Björn specialises in retail technology and supply chain as well as collaboration between trading partners (ECR).

  • 7 years and 2 months, Jan 2000 - Feb 2007

    Editor / Redakteur

    Deutscher Fachverlag, Lebensmittel Zeitung

    Editor of Lebensmittel Zeitung, publishing house Verlagsgruppe Deutscher Fachverlag, Frankfurt am Main. Specialised in topics information technology, logistics and collaboration (ECR) as well as e-commerce in retail and consumer product goods industries.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Oct 1998 - Dec 1999

    Editor / Redakteur

    KomPart Verlagsgesellschaft

    Editor at KomPart Verlagsgesellschaft, Bad Homburg. Responsible for the magazine AOK-MANAGEMENT (targeted at executives of the AOK group, a health insurer).

  • 1 year and 5 months, May 1997 - Sep 1998

    Trainee Editor

    WDV Wirtschaftsdienst, Gesellschaft für Medien & Kommunikation, Bad Homburg

    Practical training (Volontariat) at the publishing house WDV Wirtschaftsdienst, Gesellschaft für Medien & Kommunikation, Bad Homburg, at the editorial office of the AOK magazines Bleib gesund, vigo-Bleib gesund and jo, as well as the consumer magazine Compass of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Successful participation at five seminars for specialised journalists.

Educational background for Björn Weber

  • 2016 - 2016

    Product Owner

    SCRUM Alliance

  • 5 months, Dec 1996 - Apr 1997

    Work at a Ph.D. in Law

    J.-W.-Goethe Universität, Frankfurt

  • 6 years and 2 months, Oct 1990 - Nov 1996

    Study of Sociology, Political Science, Paedagogics and Public Law.

    J.-W.-Goethe Universität, Frankfurt

    Diploma grades: ’very good’ in all subjects


  • English


  • German

    First language


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