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The toy trends of the future

Which groundbreaking trends should the market know about? What will set the pace in the world of toys in the future? The international Trend Committee of the Spielwarenmesse is currently travelling al…

July 20, 2017

Igedo transfers CPM to the Russian subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf

On 30 September, the Igedo Company will sell the Collection Première Moscow (CPM) to Messe Düsseldorf Moscow OOO, which is the Russian subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf. The go-ahead was given at the las…

July 20, 2017

Exclusive interview: “Gimel respects the guidelines of the respective brands”

At the most recent Pitti Bimbo, Luna Journal met and talked with industry decision-makers about the current and upcoming trends and developments. Our interview with Patrizia Castagna, commercial manag…

July 20, 2017

d.nik – a Concept Store with its own style

Jana Rupprecht is the owner of the children’s concept store “d.nik” in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg district. As a business owner, she shares her experiences with selling and purchasing, curating, and the…

July 20, 2017

Trend innovation from CYBEX: The monsters are loose

CYBEX founder Martin Pos launches the company’s first furniture collection in collaboration with Marcel Wanders, the product and interior designer. The resulting “Monster Chair” by Marcel Wanders is t…

July 18, 2017

The Luna Lookbook No.2 is available now

The newcomers to children’s fashion present their collections for Fall/Winter 2017/2018 exclusively in the Luna brand guide. The Luna Lookbook offers an international platform to new high-quality labe…

July 18, 2017

COOKIES Show records positive results

The “Who’s who” of the children’s shoe industry were hosted in Berlin by the COOKIES SHOW from 4 to 6 July. The trade fair took place as part of SHOW & ORDER and recorded consistently positive results…

July 18, 2017

Recommendation recruiting: promises success

Almost one third of all job vacancies are filled via word-of-mouth contacts. Both applicants and companies can profit from recruiting by recommendation.

July 18, 2017

The Parisian concept store legend Colette will close at the end of the year

What a commotion! On Wednesday morning, astonishing news spread through the fashion industry and the retail trade: Colette is closing. The legendary concept store on Rue Saint Honore offers Parisian t…

July 14, 2017

Strong as a bear: a shoe collection from Steiff

This July, Margarete Steiff GmbH is launching a new shoe collection for children and babies. Freemark Enterprises GmbH is the licensing partner for this shoe line. As in the Steiff fashion collection,…

July 14, 2017

Ready for take-off: Bubble London for the SS18 season

From 16-17 July, the latest collections will be presented at the British baby and children’s fair at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London. Bubble London wants to maintain its position as a…

July 14, 2017

US supplier Key Safety Systems plans to buy Takata for US$1.59 billion

The Japanese airbag manufacturer has filed for bankruptcy in Japan and the USA. Europe is not affected. Faulty airbags and the cost of recall campaigns have had heavy costs for Takata.

July 14, 2017

Berlin Fashion Week and the kids are ready

This year and this season, the children’s industry has gained considerable momentum within the framework of Berlin Fashion Week. That includes fashion labels which have integrated their children’s lin…

July 11, 2017

The initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas” and the Deutsche Bank honour their 2017 prize winners

A few days ago in Berlin, the German President Walter Steinmeier honoured the 100 winners of this year’s “Excellent Places” competition. The competition was founded by the “Germany – Land of Ideas” in…

July 11, 2017

App producers continue to increase turnover

According to a new report by US analyst firm App Annie, the global turnover of app producers is estimated to rise from 1.3 billion to 6.3 billion dollars by 2021. The money will come from various sour…

July 11, 2017