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Online goes offline: why online shops are opening more and more bricks-and-mortar stores

Online first – that was the motto for many years. But more and more online shops are also opening up bricks-and-mortar stores. What are their reasons, and which different concepts are they using?

January 18, 2018

The BTE Textile Trade Association offers order tips for the upcoming trade fairs

It’s time for the spring trade fairs, an opportunity for many retailers to get informed about the latest clothing for babies and children, and to place orders. Right on time, the BTE Textile Trade Ass…

January 18, 2018

Tchibo Share offers children and baby clothes for rent

More and more companies are offering products for rent. Tchibo has joined this general trend. From 23 January 2018, the Hamburg-based retailer will rent out sustainably produced baby and children’s cl…

January 18, 2018

More sales through the use of promotional products

In 2016, 3.47 billion euros were spent in Germany on promotional products. As a result, promotional products rank just behind TV ad spending (in first place), and ahead of print, outdoor, radio, and o…

January 18, 2018

“We want to make people smile.” A conversation with the founder Tom Joule

The lifestyle brand Tom Joule is growing steadily. The managing director and founder Tom Joule spoke to Luna Journal about the importance of an existing corporate identity and what is important when i…

January 18, 2018

Exclusive Trend Talk at the Cookies Show

On 16-18 January, the children’s fashion fair Cookies will take place in the Palazzo Italia, Unter den Linden in Berlin. In addition to numerous children’s shoe brands, such as Bundgaard, ECCO, Koel4K…

January 16, 2018

Maison & Objet: the focus is on Scandinavian and Italian design

For its forthcoming edition on 19-23 January, Maison & Objet, the Paris trade fair for interior design and home accessories, will be bringing the Danish designer Cecilie Manz to the Parc des Expositio…

January 16, 2018

German retail trade records record growth

Sales in the German retail sector went up at a record pace in 2017. According to a calculation by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), retailers’ income at current prices was between 4.5 and 4.9…

January 16, 2018

Expenditure on clothing continues to decline

Consumers in Germany will spend more money in 2018, but they do not want to invest more than before in clothing and shoes. This is shown in a recent study by the Association for Consumer Research (GfK…

January 16, 2018

Curated shopping is becoming more popular with customers

Consultancy-based shopping promises higher-than-average spends and stronger customer loyalty. More and more companies are offering curated shopping. Kindhochdrei was one of the first shopping services…

January 16, 2018

Fimi strengthens commitment to strategically addressing relevant buyers

The Spanish children’s fashion fair Fimi reports that it has increased its efforts to attract internationally relevant buyers to Madrid for the upcoming 86th edition, which runs from 19 to 21 January….

January 16, 2018

XOOM: A piece of INNATEX in Berlin

XOOM, the new textile fair for green fashion brands, will be taking place for the first time at the Panorama Berlin from 16 to 18 January. With the XOOM, INNATEX expands its trade fair portfolio and o…

January 16, 2018

Igedo: Ulrike Kähler joins the management board

Ulrike Kähler, previously authorized office of the Igedo Company, has been appointed second managing director since 1 January 2018. This was decided by the shareholders’ meeting of the Igedo Company a…

January 11, 2018

Award: “Red Dot” for innovative baby and children’s products

Several innovative baby and child products have received the “Red Dot” Award for design. The year’s best products will be graced by the award’s striking winner label, which is internationally establis…

January 11, 2018

Digital Concepts: More and more pushchairs are being ordered online

Changing tables, baby clothes, toys – parents can order it all online with just one click, then have it delivered to their home. For pushchairs, the picture is a bit different. Pushchairs demand an in…

January 11, 2018