Odd Reitan

About Odd Reitan

Birth Day: September 11, 1951
Birth Place: Trondheim, Norway, Norway
Residence: Trondheim, Norway
Occupation: Co-owner and CEO, Reitan Group
Known for: Founder of Reitan Group
Title: Colonialmajor
Spouse(s): Marit Arntsen
Children: 2
Website: Reitangruppen.no

Odd Reitan

Odd Reitan was born on September 11, 1951 in Trondheim, Norway, Norway. Odd Reitan opened his first shop in 1972. Now his privately held Reitangruppen, which is the fifth largest in Norway, owns grocery and convenience stores throughout Scandinavia and the Baltic. Total sales from its retail businses plus real estate and energy and oil businesses topped $10 billion in 2015. Reitan's Ole Robert is CEO of REMA 1000, the grocery story chain; son Magnus is chief of Reitan Convenience.
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Popular As Odd Reitan
Occupation Fashion & Retail
Age 72 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 11, 1951 (Trondheim, Norway, Norway)
Birthday September 11
Town/City Trondheim, Norway, Norway
Nationality Norway

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Odd Reitan’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Odd Reitan was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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He is married to Marit Arntsen (born 11 December 1952) whom he married in 1972. He has the two sons Ole Robert Reitan (born October 5, 1971) and Magnus Reitan (Born March 11, 1973). He resides in his houses in Spain and in Lade Gård, Trondheim.


Reitan played keyboard in the music group Four Jets in the 1960s.


Son of Jewish parents from Hungary and the Netherlands, Reitan established his first shop in Trondheim in 1972, in cooperation with his Father. In 1979 he established the grocery chain store REMA 1000, which came to be a great success. By 1990 every village in Norway with more than 10,000 inhabitants had a Rema 1000 shop. During the 1990s the chain expanded in Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia.


He and his 2012 book was the subject of an editorial in Klassekampen. The editorial highlighted his idea of him governing Norway without being elected by popular vote. His idea is that he could be appointed by Norway's king. The editorial described these ideas as "undemocratic dirt".


In 2013 he awarded Norwegian kroner 2 million to Anlov Mathiesen (chief Editor of =Oslo), saying that Mathiesen's work contributes to "increased self-respect for the vendors of the street magazines."

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