MARKETS WGSN – Sustainability offers huge potential in the resale market

WGSN, the World’s Global Style Network, has taken a close look at sustainability in the fashion industry. Associate Edit…

May 23, 2019

FASHION Huawei and Annakiki – Fashion thanks to artificial intelligence

Huawei and Annakiki designer Anna Yang jointly developed the “Fashion Flair” collection using artificial intelligence.

May 22, 2019

MARKETS Sales of Fairtrade products rise to 1.6 billion euros

Consumers are increasingly interested in how products are made. In 2018, sales of Fairtrade products in Germany rose by…

May 21, 2019

MARKETS Zara and H&M decline in the ranking of the most valuable retail brands

The Kantar Institute has published the second edition of the 75 most valuable retail brands (BrandZ Retail Top 75). It s…

May 21, 2019

FASHION KidPix – Subscription service launches global online platform

KidPix, the subscription service for premium children’s clothing, launches a new global online platform that connects bu…

May 21, 2019

MARKETS Electronic payments overtake cash turnover for the first time

So far, Germans have preferred to pay in cash. But in 2018, electronic payments have outstripped coinage.

May 20, 2019

HARDWARE Avova – New German company for child seats

It was not until the spring of 2019 that the Avova GmbH plant in Blaubeurer Straße in Ulm started production of its new…

May 16, 2019

TOYS Stiftung Warentest – Which garden trampoline is really safe?

German Stiftung Warentest tested various garden trampolines in its April 2019 issue. Five of them performed particularly…

May 16, 2019

FASHION H&M expands transparency offensive and provides online information

Digitalisation makes it possible. The Swedish fashion giant H&M now provides online information about its products and p…

May 15, 2019

COMPANIES The seal Blauer Engel is now also available for diapers

For 40 years, the seal Blauer Engel has been the environmental label of the Federal Government. For consumers, the eco-l…

May 15, 2019

COMPANIES Successful license business – Lego celebrates 20 years of Star Wars

Products for popular series and films have become an indispensable part of the toy business. With Star Wars, Lego is set…

May 14, 2019

FASHION Qwstion launches its first bag for children

The Swiss label Qwstion launches its first kids collection with the “Mini Pack”. According to the manufacturer, the back…

May 13, 2019

FASHION Tchibo Share – a first balance of the rental service

Since January 2018, the Hamburg trading company Tchibo has been offering baby and children’s fashion for rent. The Magde…

May 13, 2019

Associations Economy – Especially smaller companies are under pressure

Retail sales are expected to increase by two percent this year. But the good economic situation is not reaching everyone…

May 10, 2019

COMPANIES DVSI comments on the EU report on dangerous toys

Illegal toys account for the lion’s share of the European warning system EU Safety Gate. The DVSI (Deutscher Verband der…

May 9, 2019