Thomas Reichenauer is Founder and Managing Director, ROS Retail Outlet Shopping, Vienna, and expert in Center Management, Retail Operations and Development of Designer Outlets and innovative Outlet Shopping Concepts.
Thomas started his retail career 1996 at the leading Austrian sports retailer Herwig Sport & Fashion Group and entered 1999 the European Outlet Market as Retail Manager at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Parndorf. Under his guidance as Centre Manager from 2002, the Designer Outlet Parndorf became one of the most successful outlet centres in Europe. From 2008, Thomas steered the project development of the Designer Outlet Salzburg, which he opened very successfully in 2009.
In 2011, Thomas Reichenauer and Gerhard Graf founded ROS Retail Outlet Shopping in Vienna, which was appointed shortly as operator of the Designer Outlet Soltau in Northern Germany. ROS established itself in the last six years as new retail real estate consulting and centre management company specialised in Designer Outlets and innovative Outlet Shopping Concepts in Central Europe.
Today ROS and together with the joint-venture partners has eight operating centres in Germany, Hungary, Poland, Italy and Portugal and further new developments in Croatia, Spain and France. Most recently ROS opened the Designer Outlet Algarve, Portugal, the first Designer Outlet in combination with an IKEA store. Thomas Reichenauer, together with Gerhard Graf are very pleased about the collaboration with IKEA Centres and looking forward to the opening of the Designer Outlet Croatia in Spring 2018. Both are delighted with the recognition of ROS Retail Outlet Shopping as young growing outlet operator in the European outlet market.
The Portfolio of ROS Retail Outlet shopping includes Designer Outlet Soltau, City Outlet Geislingen, Designer Outlet Warszawa, Designer Outlet Sosowiec, Designer Outlet Gdansk, Designer Outlet Algarve, Premier Outlet Budapest, Shopinn Brugnato 5Terre Outlet Village and the new developments like Designer Outlet Croatia, Designer Outlet Zaragoza and City Outlets Paris.