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FAIRS & EVENTS Toy & Hobby China becomes Toy & Edu China

Due to the changed requirements on the market for toys, the established international toy and leisure fair Toy & Hobby C…

December 18, 2018

COMPANIES Amazon Germany turns 20 – From books to million-item world of goods

The first order was a software textbook written in English. Today Amazon Germany has over three hundred million differen…

December 18, 2018

FASHION Catimini and Heimstone announce collaboration for 2019

French children’s fashion brand Catimini and women’s label Heimstone have announced a new co-branding collection for Mar…

December 18, 2018

FASHION Ewers Strümpfe takes over children’s socks license from Sanetta

In Spring/Summer 2020 the Sanetta Group launches its own sock collection. In future, the children’s socks will be availa…

December 14, 2018

COMPANIES DSGVO has so far cost retailers 630 million euros

High costs, many unanswered questions – but the feared wave of warnings has so far failed to materialise. This is the fi…

December 13, 2018

MARKETS HDE forecasts growth in this year’s Christmas business

For this year’s Christmas business, the German Retail Association (Handelsverband Deutschland) expects an increase in tu…

December 13, 2018

COMPANIES United Wardrobe sells stocks of G-Star Raw

A new service from United Wardrobe enables fashion brands such as G-Star Raw to offer their unsold remainders.

December 12, 2018

COMPANIES Nike uses digital customer data to design its stores

The American sporting goods manufacturer Nike has opened a shop where customer wishes from the neighbourhood play an imp…

December 12, 2018

Mobility Swandoo – Moeller becomes new Managing Director for Sales & Marketing

Swandoo is looking to expand globally in 2019 with the addition of Nicolás C. Moeller as Sales and Marketing Manager.

December 11, 2018

COMPANIES Glassdoor Award 2019 – Glassdoor honours the best employers in Germany

At this year’s Glassdoor Award 2019 for employee satisfaction, adidas and Amazon made it into the top 25 best employers…

December 11, 2018

Fair Reports Fair-off for the Kids Now

In addition to children’s fashion fairs such as the Bubble London or the Kleine Fabriek in Amsterdam, the German order f…

December 11, 2018

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

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