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|Key people||Tony De Nunzio, Chairman|
|Products||Grocery, General merchandise, financial services|
|Revenue||€ 3.218 Billion (2007)|
|Parent||Kohlberg Kravis Roberts|
Maxeda (formerly Vendex KBB) is a Dutch retail group that operates in Europe, the Middle East and Dutch dependencies in North America. It is the result of the merger of Koninklijke Bijenkorf Beheer (KBB) and Vendex. The firm is mostly known for large Dutch department stores they used to own. It also runs several other shop formats. In 2004 Maxeda was taken over by a consortium of investors led by American private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.
- Claudia Sträter (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany)
Jewellery and watches
- Schaap & Citroen (Netherlands)
- MS Mode (at the time known as M&S Mode) (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France and Spain) - sold in 2010 to Exellent Retail Brands
- Hunkemöller (Lingerie) (Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Denmark, Curaçao, Saudi-Arabia, Bahrein, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Aruba) — in 2010 sold to PAI Partners.
- La Place (Netherlands) — sold to Sun European Partners (along with Vroom & Dreesman)
- De Bijenkorf (Netherlands) — in 2010 sold to Wittington Investments for €290 million
- Vroom & Dreesmann (also known as V&D) (Netherlands) — in 2010 sold to American investment company Sun Capital Partners
- HEMA (Netherlands, Belgium and Germany) — in 2007 sold to the British investment group Lion Capital LLP
- Dixons (Netherlands) — sold to Dexcom in 2006
Maxeda IT Services is an independent IT company which focuses on the Maxeda stores, formerly known as Vendex KBB ITS or IDETA. However they also have a wide selection of clients that are not within the Maxeda group. Since 2008, all employees and contracts were outsourced to Capgemini as Capgemini Retail Solutions, a part of Capgemini Outsourcing.