Dekbed-Discounter's CEO Niels Verwij on growth and keeping focus when opportunities seem unlimited.
July 10, 2023
Niels Verwij is a successful e-commerce entrepreneur. He started dekbed-discounter, a disruptive online duvet webshop, in 2014 from scratch. It disrupted traditional retail and soon became one of the most successful e-commerce companies in the Netherlands.
Today, as the CEO of Jamani, he oversees multiple businesses, including Dekbed-Discounter, Boxspring Lease, KoopJeDeal.nl, and WoonQ. At the age of 34, Niels has built an impressive portfolio, solidifying his position in the industry and securing him a place in the Young Quote 100.
In this episode, we'll cover the following topics:
- Finding a sweetspot in e-commerce
- Growing 3800 percent in 4 years time
- Keeping focus when opportunities seem unlimited
- People: Niels Verwij, Jarno Goesten, Maurice Rustwat, Erwin Paaij, Frank Waagmeester, Dorus Galama, Ronnie Overgoor, Ben Mandemakers
- Companies: Dekbed Discounter, Jamani, Boxspring Lease, KoopJeDeal.nl, 123vloerkleed.nl, Groupon, Daydealers.nl (no longer exists), Pannendiscounter (no longer exists), Repeat, HelloPrint, Billink
- Other: Song: Lucas & Steve - I want it all