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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

Big business at Christmas: are customers really shopping sooner?

The Christmas trade has already begun. Spiced biscuits and gingerbread have been on sale since the beginning of September, acting as pre-Christmas heralds for the food trade. They suggest that the Chr…

September 28, 2017

“The beauty lies in the simple things”

The times are rosy for the children’s furniture industry. According to Ursula Geismann of the Association of the German Furniture Industry, turnover in 2016 was 18 billion euros. Children’s furniture…

September 15, 2017

On the way in style

At Kind + Jugend, ABC Design presents a contemporary and elegant range of products with numerous innovations in the bag, from the fashionable “Style” changing bag to the “Zoom Air” twin and sibling pu…

September 15, 2017

France is well-represented as a partner and competitor at Kind + Jugend

After Brexit and Emmanuel Macron’s election as President of the French Republic, Germany and France are moving closer together not only politically, but also economically. This can be seen at the Kind…

September 14, 2017

The trend of the time

3 questions for trend analyst Hannah Matthews of the agency “Trend Bible”. Trend Bible supports and advises companies in the areas of living and interiors, fast-moving consumer goods, and the baby and…

September 14, 2017

Retailers offer Experience Shopping with virtual interfaces

Although British retailers are currently spending a lot of money on kitting out their stores, one in two admit that not enough is being done to take the positive experience that customers have when sh…

August 24, 2017

Exclusive interview with trend institute pej gruppen

Which fashionable developments will we see in spring/summer 2018? Which social and political influences are influencing future trends? These are the questions addressed by the trend institute, pej gru…

August 9, 2017

Amazon: 90% of Germans buy from the market leader

Amazon is the market leader in online trading according to the “Total Retail 2017” study conducted by the auditing firm PwC. The study shows that nine out of ten of the surveyed consumers shop at Amaz…

July 25, 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