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Safety Öko-Test has tested children’s mattresses – inexpensive model awarded “very good

Children’s beds must be especially safe. Öko-Test has tested 14 mattress manufacturers. Almost every second one fails. F…

October 17, 2019

COMPANIES Made in Germany is number 1 for customers worldwide

Products Made in Germany have developed into a real bestseller. This also applies to the children’s equipment industry,…

October 17, 2019

COMPANIES Kettler Freizeit GmbH – Traditional company at its end

After three insolvencies, the wartcar manufacturer has now finally come to an end. After 70 years, the traditional compa…

October 16, 2019

MARKETS EHI study – occupies stationary shops characterise German retail trade

A recent EHI study has shown that the top 1,000 stationary sales divisions generated almost 60 percent of total retail s…

October 15, 2019

COMPANIES s.Oliver reveals Insights from 50 years of company history

The international fashion and lifestyle company s.Oliver celebrates its 50th anniversary. In 1969, the company was launc…

October 15, 2019

COMPANIES Restriction for intentionally added microplastics

Even if the long-term consequences are difficult to assess, EU countries agree that the use of microplastics must be sig…

October 14, 2019

COMPANIES Recruitment poses challenges for retailers

Over 50,000 jobs are to be filled in the largest companies alone. The search for personnel is particularly difficult wit…

October 11, 2019

MARKETS Returns – German online retailers dispose of 7.5 million items

In 2018, almost eight million returns ended up in the garbage in Germany and this happened even though German online mer…

October 10, 2019

UNTERNEHMEN myToys looks back on a success story on its 20th birthday

Last year, the myToys Group generated sales of around 670 million euros. In 1999, the company was one of the first onlin…

October 10, 2019

Market Research These are the busiest sales days in Germany for the year 2019

Sensormatic Solutions found out that the busiest sales days for 2019 fall on the Advent season.

October 9, 2019

COMPANIES Dirk Gehring is going to support Allison GmbH as CFO in the future

Since September, Dirk Gehring has been supporting Allison GmbH as the new Chief Financial Officer. Gehring comes from th…

October 9, 2019

FASHION Special Collection – Kipling cooperates with Disney

The Belgian accessory label Kipling uses the media hype around the Disney bestseller and, together with Frozen, releases…

October 8, 2019

MARKETS Consumers want even faster and easier shopping in the future

German consumers demand from the retail trade: Purchasing should be quick, delivery prompt and sustainable. These trends…

October 8, 2019

FASHION Consumers place a strong focus on children’s textiles free of harmful substances

Pollutants in children’s textiles are a no-go for consumers. Georg Dieners, Secretary General of Oeko-Tex, explains harm…

October 8, 2019

COMPANIES Bullyland – with new investor from company insolvency

The business operations of Bullyland GmbH have been sold. This already happened in spring, but for legal reasons it was…

October 2, 2019