COMPANIES Lanasia – Fashion made from recycled plastic waste

The start-up Lanasia was founded in 2018 by the sisters Lisa-Maria and Anna-Sophia Beck. The focus is on sustainable fas…

November 19, 2019

COMPANIES Bon obligation from 2020 – significance for retail and customers

From 1 January 2020, every buyer must be given a voucher in order to make tax evasion more difficult in the future.

November 19, 2019

COMPANIES Birkenstock takes distribution in Switzerland into its own hands

At the turn of the month there is a change of strategy at Birkenstock. Then the company will take over direct sales in S…

November 18, 2019

TOYS PlayMais receives the German Brand Award – Interview with Managing Director Hubert Loick

PlayMais is one of the international leaders in organic toys. The kits carry the “Natural Safe” certificate for healthy…

November 14, 2019

COMPANIES German retailers criticize high delivery traffic in inner cities

A recent Bitkom survey showed that for almost every second wholesale and retail company, the increased delivery traffic…

November 14, 2019

COMPANIES s.Oliver with personnel changes – Claus Dietrich Lahrs is new CEO

A new era begins with s.Oliver. Bernd Freier, founder and managing director of the s.Oliver Group, handed over the chair…

November 13, 2019

MARKETS Cyber Week 2019 – these product groups are popular with consumers

This year’s Cyber Week will take place again at the end of November and many dealers can look forward to a week full of…

November 12, 2019

FAIRS & EVENTS The end for Playtime Tokyo and Kid’s Hub

Since 2015, the “Playtime Tokyo” trade fair platform has attracted numerous visitors, buyers and the press to the Japane…

November 12, 2019

COMPANIES Furniture for children – Managing Director of Arthur Berndt gives advices

The shop for furniture for babies and children is on the move. Jens Kerschling, Managing Director of Arthur Berndt, reve…

November 12, 2019

COMPANIES Zalando with a lot of sales, more customers – but no profit

David Schröder, Chief Financial Officer of Zalando, is pleased with the third quarter of 2019. His company has experienc…

November 8, 2019

COMPANIES UPS plans to offer retailers cheaper shipping in the future

UPS wants to help small and midsize merchants improve shipping conditions and plans to partner with e-commerce solution…

November 7, 2019

COMPANIES Dynamic pricing – how German companies calculate their figures

To what extent does competition influence pricing? According to a study by “Sales Radar”, numerous German companies manu…

November 7, 2019

COMPANIES Hermes invests heavily in the fight against the flood of parcels

Whether business or private – more and more parcels are being sent. To keep pace, Hermes has opened a new logistics cent…

November 7, 2019

HARDWARE Children’s outfitter with real eye-catcher – Interview with Start-up Panther

At the beginning of the year, the start-up Panther entered the market for equipment for children. Managing Director Joac…

November 7, 2019

TOYS Lego launches “Rebuild the World” creative building campaign

“Rebuild the World” is the name of a new action by Lego. It aims to promote skills such as creativity and problem solvin…

November 5, 2019