History

2018

  • KPS and Infront named Best Consultants for the 5th time (brand eins and Statista)
  • Acquisition of the Envoy Digital Limited in Wimbledon/London
  • 13 Subsidiaries and offices in Europe and USA
  • KPS among “The 10 Most Recommended Retail Solution Providers, 2018”
  • KPS receives Innovation Award IT 2018 (category “App”)
  • KPS among the top-seven German e-commerce agencies
  • KPS among the top-ten German management consultancies
  • 29 June: Laying of the cornerstone of the new building at the Phönixsee in Dortmund
  • Revenue: EUR 160 – 170 million

2017

  • KPS named Best Consultants for the 4th time (brand eins and Statista)
  • KPS among the top-8 German e-commerce agencies
  • KPS in the Financial Times 1000 „fastest growing companies” in Europe
  • KPS among the top-20 German internet agencies
  • Acquisition of the Spanish SAP Partner ICE Consultants Europe SL in Barcelona
  • KPS appointed first SAP Concur Customer Implementation Partner Nordics
  • Acquisition of the strategy consultancy Infront Consulting in Hamburg, Germany
  • 12 Subsidiaries and offices in Europe and USA
  • 1000 consultants working for KPS customers world-wide
  • Revenue: EUR 160 million

2016

  • KPS named Top Supplier Retail 2016
  • KPS client Lidl wins the reta Europe Award (EHI Institute)
  • KPS among the top-five German management consultancies
  • KPS among the top-10 German e-commerce agencies
  • KPS among the top-20 German internet agencies
  • KPS named Best Consultants for the third consecutive time (brand eins and Statista)
  • Branch offices opened in Amsterdam and Arlington, VA, USA
  • kps.com domain acquired
  • Acquisition of the Danish SAP Consultancy Saphira Consulting, Copenhagen
  • 750 consultants
  • Revenue: EUR 145 million

2015

  • KPS again ranked Germany’s Best Consultants (brand eins and Statista)
  • Business activities in northern Europe expanded
  • KPS office in Vienna opens
  • Expansion into the UK, France, and Spain
  • KPS CEO Dietmar Müller named European CEO 2015 in the Management Consultancy category
  • Team increased to 650 consultants
  • Revenue: EUR 122 million

2014

  • KPS branch office in Copenhagen established
  • KPS rated one of Germany’s Best Consultants (brand eins and Statista)
  • SAP Gold Channel Partner
  • getit GmbH, one of the leading e-commerce and Internet agencies in Germany, becomes a subsidiary of KPS AG
  • KPS becomes an SAP Hybris Platinum Partner
  • KPS ranks 6th among management consultancies in Germany on the 2014 Lünendonk List
  • Team of around 500 consultants
  • Revenue: EUR 111 million

2013

  • KPS acquires SAP business unit of Didas Business Service GmbH
  • Team of 450 consultants
  • Revenue increases to EUR 97 million

2011

  • Team increased to 260 consultants
  • Market leadership for business transformation in retail

2009

  • KPS ranks 9th among leading German mid-size management consultancies on the 2009 Lünendonk List
  • KPS ranks 23rd in the top 25 management consultancies in Germany (2009 Lünendonk List)
  • First projects launched in the Nordic region

2007

  • KPS Consulting acquires Haitec AG and Autinform, and changes its name to KPS AG
  • KPS shares listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange
  • Company headquarters relocated to Munich
  • Team of 130 consultants
  • Revenue: EUR 21 million

2006

  • KPS office at SAP in Walldorf opens
  • KPS is one of the fastest-growing consultancy firms in Germany
  • Expansion into other European countries begins
  • Market leadership in the retail sector expanded

 

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2004

  • KPS expands into Austria and Switzerland
  • Team increased to 60 consultants
  • SAP Expertise partnership for SAP for Retail and SAP for Fashion Management established
  • SAP for Fashion Management flagship project launched at Hugo boss

2003

  • Headquarters relocated to Düsseldorf
  • First projects launched in the fashion and consumer products sectors
  • KPS Rapid Transformation Methodology established

2000

  • KPS Consulting GmbH founded
  • Founders: Dietmar Müller, Michael Tsifidaris, Leonardo Musso, Uwe Grünewald
  • Vision: A consulting firm that can define strategic objectives, optimize processes, realign them, and implement them on the basis of a standard software stack – and all of this in the shortest time possible. 
  • Revenue: EUR 1.2 million

2001

  • First projects launched in the retail, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing sectors
  • 25 consultants
  • Partnership with SAP established (service partner)
  • Revenue: EUR 5 million