MARKETS Consumer climate – GfK forecasts losses at year-end

GfK is forecasting a declining consumer climate at the end of the year. Unresolved economic conflicts and an increasing…

December 7, 2018

COMPANIES Peek & Cloppenburg – Sales remain at previous year’s level

At the end of the year, Peek & Cloppenburg takes stock and presents its plans for 2019, focusing on the expansion of the…

December 7, 2018

Children's Fashion G-Star Raw hands over its Kidswear license to the Kidiliz Group

The Kidilitz Group, specialized in high-quality children’s clothing, is expanding its kidswear brand portfolio (Esprit K…

December 7, 2018

MARKETS Tchibo joins ZDHC

Tchibo GmbH is intensifying its efforts to minimise hazardous substances in the textile industry. With the ZDHC Roadmap…

December 6, 2018

COMPANIES Merger of Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt completed

After almost a year of merger negotiations between Galeria Kaufhof and Karstadt, the merger of the two department store…

December 6, 2018

FAIRS & EVENTS Supreme Kids publishes the exhibitors for January 2019

The upcoming issue of Supreme Kids from 25 to 27 January 2019 will be the focus of digitisation. Especially at the Mille…

December 6, 2018

COMPANIES – the head office of the market leader is moving

The expansion plans of the large online shop are successful. Due to the increasing growth and the flourishi…

December 6, 2018

MARKETS Inventory differences – damage running into billions

Despite all security measures, products disappear – with an average value of 28 euros per German citizen. The reasons fo…

December 6, 2018

Trends German Design Award 2019 – The winners in the category Baby and Child Care

Once again this year, the expert jury of the German Design Awards, awarded several winners in the field of baby and chil…

December 6, 2018

Associations HDE supports new packaging law

With the new five-point plan presented by the Federal Minister, Germany is taking another important step in the directio…

December 5, 2018

MARKETS Customer dialogue in change: Chatbots and Co. are in demand

The good old telephone hotline only plays a minor role in customer dialogue. New techniques such as chatbots or live cha…

December 4, 2018

TOYS Dolls – not all are suitable as toys according to Öko-Test

The German consumer magazine Öko-Test tested 18 dolls, including ten made of fabric and eight made of plastic. However,…

December 4, 2018

FASHION New line for young consumers – Calvin Klein Jeans Boys & Girls

A new line for Calvin Klein, Inc. The US company presents the European release of Calvin Klein Jeans – Boys & Girls.

December 3, 2018

TOYS Blue Angel for the Austrian toy company Bioblo

Since mid-July 2017, toy manufacturers have been able to have their products awarded the new “Blue Angel for Toys” eco-l…

November 30, 2018

FAIRS & EVENTS Fashionsustain Conference Announces Topics and First Speakers for January 2019

Technology, sustainability and innovation are key drivers of the fashion and textile industry that will revolutionize th…

November 29, 2018