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Statista study: Shipping and Online Retail

“Free shipping and returns” are possible at Zalando, H&M, and so on. In just a few clicks, your order can be shipped to the desired address and then conveniently returned with the accompanying return…

June 20, 2017

The six most important trends for retailers

For sure, conditions for retailers have changed permanently, especially in light of digitalisation. However, that’s no reason to hide or stick your head in the sand. On the contrary, only those who re…

June 15, 2017

Greenpeace presents the interim balance of its detox campaign

Greenpeace’s detox campaign led many retailers to commit to abandoning hazardous chemicals by the year 2020. The organisation has now investigated the progress made. The results offer hope and reveal…

June 13, 2017

German families are happy in their residential environment

What is really important to families in their residential environment? And how happy are the Germans in comparison to other countries? Bonava, the largest German project developer for residential real…

May 18, 2017

Digital maturity test for German retail

German retailers and consumer goods companies have some catching up to do when it comes to digital transformation. With the “Digital Maturity & Transformation Report 2017” from the University of St. G…

May 16, 2017

German parents are worried about product deficiencies in toys

The SGS consumer study “Product Safety in Consumer Goods” suggests that more than 70% of Germans are afraid that their children will be harmed by deficient products.

April 6, 2017

YouGov study: Single people feel underrepresented in advertising

The proportion of single people in the population is growing steadily. Despite this trend, single people barely play a role for advertising. This is clear from a recent study by the market and opinion…

April 4, 2017

The “Made in Germany” seal is the world’s most popular designation of origin

According to the 2017 Made-In-Country Index from the market research company Statista, “Made in Germany” is the world’s strongest designation of origin label for goods and services.

March 30, 2017

Changes in the advertising market: online advertising overtakes TV

The global advertising market is facing a major change. According to the current Advertising Expenditure Forecast from the Zenith media agency, online advertising is expected to grow by 13% in 2017.

March 30, 2017

“The chances of a good start in life are still inherited”

The Consortium for Children’s and Youth Welfare (AGJ) has published the German Children’s and Youth Monitor 2017. An important element is the nationwide “chances check” for 22 million children and you…

March 28, 2017