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Christmas gathering in Brande

Christmas gathering in Brande

As a Dane I wanted to introduce my fellow IBTs to some Danish Christmas tradition and get them into the Danish Christmas vibe. Therefore, I arranged a Christmas gathering which included baking some Christmas cakes and making Christmas decorations. Christmas gathering is something many Danish family do, where they meet up and listing to some Christmas music, bake cakes and just enjoy each other company. […]

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Starting in the departments

We have officially started working in the departments. So many mixed feelings for every new beginning. No matter how much you have prepared in advance, you are unsure of where to go and what to do, and who to talk to. The teams have given us a warm, friendly and a sincere welcome. During the first few days we had meetings within our teams, to […]

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J-Dag

So if you are wondering what is to do in Denmark during November, well there is a celebration that you have probably never heard of but it’s surely becoming popular. It’s a celebration of Christmas beer in Denmark and you defiantly need to experience it. I heard people in the office saying that today was J-DAG in Denmark but what that really mean? So, J-Dag […]

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My first retail experience – Berlin trip

Working in a store for the first time As probably many other posts have said, the whole IBT 2018 team went to Germany recently for our first ‘school trip’, and I was sent to Berlin to work in a Vero Moda store. Initially, this was really daunting to me – as a guy in finance, who has no retail experience whatsoever – to be placed […]

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2018 TEAM

2018 TEAM

  Meet the bloggers from 2018 team  

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School period 1 – Germany

School period 1 – Germany

Hi everybody, Maybe you already read the other posts and you know that we, the new IBT’s, went to Germany in our first school period. If not, don’t worry. 😊 To experience the retail business at BESTSELLER we had been sent to Germany to actually work in a shop. I had been so happy when I knew that I will be in Berlin! I loooove […]

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First Week in Denmark

If you’re reading this, you’re either interested in becoming a BESTSELLER International Business Trainee or are already one. It’s no easy feat moving your entire life to a new, foreign country. There’s excitement for your life ahead but also an apprehension and nervousness for any challenges the future might bring. Moving from London to Brande was a very big change for me, and a huge […]

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Start of an exciting new chapter

Start of an exciting new chapter

Hello future IBT applicants 😊   I am Jack from Ireland and I am writing to give you a small idea of my first two weeks as an IBT.   So, I arrived in Denmark a few days before the course began with my parents. We flew to Copenhagen and had an amazing trip from there to Brande, where we got to see some beautiful […]

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Arriving in Brande

Arriving in Brande

So, it’s the beginning of October and 15 of us new International Business Trainees just started out our 2-year journey here at BESTSELLER. First two weeks have been full of learning, not just about the business, but also about each other and getting to know our new home towns. When I applied to this program I think one of the things that interested me the […]

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The Danish HYGGE😊

The Danish HYGGE😊

Why I found it relevant trying to explain hygge, is because, for my fellow new IBTs coming to a whole new country and culture, feeling good is important, – because as I see it, feeling good makes you feel comfortable and hopefully home at some point – and who does not want to feel good and comfortable when you move to a new place in […]

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