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First child car seat with built-in airbags

Maxi-Cosi, the child car seat manufacturer, has addressed the lack of impact protection for toddlers by bringing to market the first child car seat with built-in airbags.

October 19, 2017

GEOX: A solo path to success with shoes that breathe

Mario Moretti Polegato, president and founder of GEOX, has the entrepreneur gene – the ability to turn an idea into a business success. His 1995 vision of a breathable shoe is today regarded as a revo…

October 19, 2017

Joolz: A new pushchair model & lots of positive design

At the recent Kind + Jugend in Cologne, the Dutch company Joolz presented the Joolz Hub, its new city pushchair. As you would expect, the company also delivered the Joolz Geo² Glow, an exciting limite…

October 19, 2017

The end of the “faked” reality

On 1 October 2017, a new law came into force in France. Images processed with Photoshop must now be indicated as such. Airbrushed images must contain the information: retouched photograph or photograp…

October 19, 2017

Spreadshirt secures another license in the kidswear sector

Spreadshirt continues to pursue its growth strategy in the kidswear sector. It is expanding its offer to include motifs and prints from Pettersson and Findus, the Swedish children’s book series. The L…

October 19, 2017

COOKIES SHOWROOM – Children at the start

As part of the fall edition of German Press Days on 19 and 20 October, the fashion capital of Berlin will be enriched by a showroom especially for children’s fashion, shoes, and lifestyle.

October 17, 2017

Online retailer Alibaba overtakes Amazon

The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has taken the lead in the online retail race against Amazon. The market value of the Chinese group is now 472.1 billion dollars.

October 17, 2017

Children’s product safety: “Use all your senses when shopping “

The baby boom continues to drive sales in the children’s and baby equipment sector. In 2016, according to IFH Retail Consultants, parents spent 2.5 billion euros on their children in the first three y…

October 17, 2017

Cybercrime: The majority of injured parties does not react

Over the past twelve months, one in two German net users was a victim to cybercrime. This was the result of a survey of 1,017 users aged 14 and over, commissioned by the digital association BITKOM. Th…

October 17, 2017

Lenzing enters the luxury segment

The Lenzing Group launches TENCELTM Luxe on the market. With the Lyocell filament, the internationally active company from Austria heralds the start of a new era of sustainable textiles for the premiu…

October 17, 2017

MAROC IN MODE – SOURCING MAROC focuses on fast fashion

On 26-27 October 2017, MAROC IN MODE – SOURCING MAROC will present the latest developments in the Moroccan textile industry. Around 1500 trade visitors from Africa and Europe are expected at the “Moul…

October 12, 2017

Lässig: “Friendship knows no borders”

Just in time for the Spielwarenmesse in Nürnberg, the “About Friends” collection will be expanded on 31 January 2018 to include an audio book and a “My Friends” book. The “About Friends” collection by…

October 12, 2017

An overview of the latest products from the hardware sector

The most important new products from the baby and toddler equipment sector were presented in Cologne this September at the Kind + Jugend trade fair, as they are every year. Most exhibitors focused on…

October 12, 2017

Free Game Apps: Expensive Rip-offs on the Internet

Game apps for smartphones and tablets are very popular with children and teenagers. They are mainly offered for “free” on the Internet and promise excitement and fun. Of 50 popular smartphone games co…

October 12, 2017

“We want Shoes”: Children’s shoes manufacturer Ricosta is launching a digital showroom

Children’s shoe manufacturer Ricosta is now showing all models of its current spring/summer 2018 order series online in its own digital showroom at “We want Shoes”. The Berlin B2B platform is the firs…

October 9, 2017