Articles in Industry

Napapijris parent company VF Corporation commits to fur-free production

VF Corporation, an international branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories company, has joined the Fur Free Retailer program with over 20 brands. The Group and its brands, including Napapijr…

December 21, 2017

Delivery problems harm online commerce and annoy customers

Every year, the e-commerce sector in Germany misses out on sales of more than nine billion euros due to disappointed customers, 800 million euros in the Advent season alone. The reason: negative exper…

December 21, 2017

Ricosta to use electronic invoice portal by ANWR and Sabu from 2018 onwards

In the future, Ricosta will rely entirely on the electronic invoicing portal of the ANWR and Sabu group. The children’s shoe manufacturer from Donaueschingen believes that it is well prepared for the…

December 14, 2017

Blend Re:wind: Swedish researchers succeed in recycling polyester-cotton-fiber blends

In Germany alone, more than one million tons of textiles are disposed of every year. Soon there could be a chemical recycling: Swedish researchers have succeeded in producing three high-quality starti…

December 14, 2017

RobotShop launches its own e-commerce offer for Germany

RobotShop has expanded its e-commerce offer for household robots, wearables, and so on to include the German market. The Canadian company is now operating its third independent online shop within the…

December 7, 2017

Debt collection companies report an improved payments culture

The reason: a triad of good economic conditions, low unemployment, and an investment-friendly financing climate. The payments culture is still good. At the end of the year, 66% of debt collection comp…

December 5, 2017

Drone delivery: All the good things come from above

A delivery within a few hours: Drones could enable dealers to deliver the goods to their customers even faster. Fast delivery is becoming increasingly important for many companies when it comes to the…

December 5, 2017

Vegan shoes for children: How big is the sustainability trend in this segment?

Shoes made of cork or bamboo, trainers made of organic cotton and recycled PET surfaces with recyclable soles, the shoe market is also affected by demands for ecologically sustainable production. Even…

November 30, 2017

Takata: Takeover by Key Safety Systems completed

The world leader in mobility security Key Safety Systems and airbag manufacturer Takata have signed the purchase agreement. The basic agreement was signed 26 June 2017. The authorities must still give…

November 28, 2017

Package delivery: Germany’s Federal Association for Package and Express Logistics (BIEK) warns of bottlenecks at Christmas

According to BIEK estimates, the threat of parcel chaos before Christmas is looming, with up to 30 million more parcels being sent this year than a year ago. This has consequences for online customers…

November 28, 2017