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EU data protection regulation is catching many German companies unawares

With less than 100 days to go before the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) enters into force, just under half of Germany’s ICT companies (Information and Communication Technology Service P…

February 20, 2018

mamalila goes carbon-neutral

mamalila has set itself a demanding goal: the sustainable babywearing clothing company wants to become completely carbon-neutral. The company has already taken various measures to achieve this, with m…

February 20, 2018

Britax Römer wins the iF DESIGN AWARD 2018

The new Reboarder Dualfix i-size has received this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD in the “Products and Baby” category. The Britax Römer child car seat won the prestigious quality seal of iF International Foru…

February 20, 2018

Crowdfunding for children’s fashion: Orbasics launches campaign on Kickstarter

Berlin-based Lilja Bairamova takes an unusual way to finance her children’s fashion label Orbasics. She has launched a campaign on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Supporters can participate unt…

February 20, 2018

30th anniversary edition of CPM Moscow with positive prospects

From 19 to 22 February, 750 exhibitors with around 1,350 brands from a total of 27 countries will be presenting their new autumn/winter collections 2018/19 in Moscow. According to project manager Chri…

February 20, 2018

New research center in Bayreuth: The plans of Cybex 2018

Cybex builds a research centre for safe child seats in Bayreuth – Bavaria. In addition to the existing plants in China and the USA, this will be the first crash test facility in Europe. Luna Journal s…

February 15, 2018

Hard times for Windeln.de

Losses of up to 26 million euros, more job cuts and business closures or sales: things are not going well for the once hyped online retailer windeln.de. 2018 is likely to be a year of upheaval for the…

February 15, 2018

Study: Record figures for German retail for the most recent Christmas season

Christmas is over, but preparations for next Christmas have are begun. That’s because some sectors achieve a big proportion of their annual turnover during this season. Statista recently published som…

February 15, 2018

Lego with numerous innovations to battle a decline in sales

It was an impressive performance by Lego at this year’s International Toy Fair. For the 60 anniversary of the Lego brick, the company presented numerous new products. The colourful world of stone, how…

February 15, 2018

Kindergarten supplier Wehrfritz receives German test seal of approval “Excellent customer service”

The company Wehrfritz, market leader in the field of kindergarten equipment, was awarded the “Excellent customer service” seal of approval in Germany. The award was preceded by a study on consulting,…

February 15, 2018

Premiere of the “Kinderschuh-Ordertage” at the SOC Breitscheid

On 15 and 16 February 2018, the new order platform for children’s shoes will open its doors. The SOC Breitscheid presents a renowned range of children’s footwear brands, including Braqeez, Bullboxer,…

February 13, 2018

New British fashion show: “Mini Mode”

On 16 February 2018, Mini Mode will open its doors at 16-18 Paddington Street for the first time. During London Fashion Week, up-and-coming designers and major children’s brands will present their col…

February 13, 2018

EU makes it easier to shop online internationally

EU citizens are often stopped from making internet purchases from other countries. That’s because of geoblocking, which allows the online purchase to be made only in the buyer’s own country or a neigh…

February 13, 2018

German buyers prefer to pay cash

Cash is very important to consumers in Germany, according to a representative survey by the market research institute forsa. This survey was conducted on behalf of the market watchdog team of the Cons…

February 13, 2018

Nine & Co to take over the German manufacturer Alvi

The Dutch group Nine & Co, which is known for its Noppies brand, is joining forces with the mattress and home textiles specialist. The goal is to strengthen both companies’ positions on the market for…

February 13, 2018