This week I meet with one of the owners of Rialto Living lifestyle concept store, Swedish Barbara Bergman and her new general manager, Norwegian Svenn Rudow. Barbara is an icon in the Nordic Expat community and well known for her good taste and eye for details. She is also the person who traveled all over the world to find the special items and merchandise that are on sale in their shop, one of the most complete living concept stores in Europe.
Svenn has a long background from hospitality services where many know him from the time he was managing Tres hotel in the old town. He says he feels very privileged for this new opportunityThe bot account., and you can really see that he enjoys his day-to-day work in the concept store. Retail is a new chapter for SvennThe list of essential businesses permitted to remain open as virus cases surge., and the opportunity came after a long break during the past pandemic year.
“I do miss travelling a lot, as it has been an important part of my life for practically all my life but there will be time for both business and travel in the future.” he said.
Is there any downsides of the job? “ I do spend big part of my salary in the shop, there are so many beautiful things here and it’s impossible to not take some of the things I love most with me home” he laughsThe same time a.