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Alibaba pushes Amazon from the e-commerce throne

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba posted record sales of €22 billion on Singles Day. In comparison, the online platform Amazon had an annual turnover of €12.8 billion in 2016. That means that Alibaba m…

November 16, 2017

Cyberjammies launches London collection

With “Lily and Leo”, the British nightwear label Cyberjammies has launched a family-friendly pyjama collection with London motifs. The prints range from typical traffic signs to the world-famous landm…

November 16, 2017

How fit are medium-sized companies in terms of digitalisation?

“Potential Analysis: How digital are Germany’s medium-sized companies” is the title of a study commissioned by PricewaterhouseCoopers WPG 2017. Here are the main results:

November 16, 2017

“The Key to Confidence”: Oeko-Tex publishes a consumer study on sustainability

Niche or no niche? Sustainability is the top theme of recent seasons, especially in the fashion industry. This can be seen, for example, in the growth of sustainability-themed trade shows during Berli…

November 16, 2017

Baby 3.0, or the digital nursery of the future

With 23 million new smartphones per year and a turnover of €1.8 billion in networked building technology, there is enormous growth potential in the “Internet of Things” sector. In a new series, Luna J…

November 16, 2017

How to produce a successful corporate succession plan

Many entrepreneurs find it difficult to plan for their successors and to think about how to manage the handover. Here, you will find suggestions & guidance on how to tackle the topic and what to consi…

November 14, 2017

New addition to Dorel Germany: Sandra Falk is the new Marketing Manager for DACH

At the beginning of September, Dorel Germany gained a significant personality in the form of Sandra Falk. With her know-how in brand strategy and activation, she will be instrumental in the future dev…

November 14, 2017

SimyBall Kickstarter campaign kicks off

Today, 14 November, the Viennese start-up SimyLife launches its Kickstarter campaign for the award-winning mobile game controller and biofeedback device in the form of a ball. Thanks to a biofeedback…

November 14, 2017

The highlights of the German Retail Congress

The annual congress for the German retail sector and its partners is almost upon us. On 15 and 16 November 2017, trade visitors will be welcomed to the Maritim Hotel in Berlin for an exclusive congres…

November 14, 2017

FIT 0/16: Anniversary edition a complete success

From 3 to 5 November, the FIT 0/16 baby and children’s fashion trading platform took place in Brazil, São Paulo. The international order fair for children’s fashion recorded a trade visitor growth of…

November 13, 2017

Bambino Mio is the “Exporter of the Year”

Cloth nappy brand Bambino Mio has received the National Exporter of the Year award at the 2017 British Small Business Awards. With its alternative nappies, the Brixworth-based British company is the m…

November 9, 2017

Final deadline for the 12th Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service

THE FINAL CALL for all companies and organisations to submit their application: 15 November 2017 is the final registration deadline for the prestigious business award for sales and customer service. T…

November 9, 2017

Media education in the digital nursery

Smartphones, tablets, and so on are moving into children’s bedrooms, according to evidence from a Statista study. It shows that 36% of children between the ages of eight and nine already have their ow…

November 9, 2017

Plus X Award: Recaro Child Safety receives the innovation award

The new Guardia infant carrier from Recaro Child Safety has won over the jury of the world’s biggest innovation prize. The infant carrier received the Plus X Award in the “High Quality” and “Ease of U…

November 9, 2017

Tips for successful sales talks

Ten tips for successful cold calling – here’s how to start a conversation on the phone. Sales trainer Tim Taxis reveals which questions the seller should answer proactively and as quickly as possible….

November 9, 2017