COMPANIES Amazon increases sales by 20 percent to over 63 billion US dollars

The sales figures of the online giant Amazon continue to show a steep upward trend. In Germany, the company plans to hire more than 2,800 additional employees by the end of the year.

August 12, 2019

COMPANIES Pimpilotta – Niche products are highly popular

The label Pimpilotta was founded by Dr. Jana-Maria Lehnhardt, who wanted to specialize in a niche product. The managing director of the accessories brand spoke to Luna Journal about sales and her mark…

August 8, 2019

COMPANIES Kettler files for bankruptcy again

A shock for the employees: Kettler was already taken over by an investor at the end of December 2018. Now the Kettcar manufacturer has again filed for insolvency.

August 2, 2019

COMPANIES Just One has been named Spiel des Jahres 2019

The coveted award “Spiel des Jahres 2019” goes to a cooperative party game from Repos. Just One convinced the jury. The author of Just One, Bruno Sautter, proudly accepted the award.

July 31, 2019

COMPANIES Frugi celebrates 15 years of sustainable children’s fashion

The sustainable children’s clothing company Frugi was founded 15 years ago by Lucy Jewson and her husband Kurt. Luna Journal spoke with Lucy Jewson, co-founder of Frugi and Hugo Adams, CEO, about the…

July 30, 2019

COMPANIES Bundeskartellamt enforces better dealer protection at Amazon

Amazon must be fairer with the merchants who sell their products on the online marketplaces. Andreas Mundt, President of the German Federal Cartel Office, has announced this.

July 29, 2019

COMPANIES License agreement – Bikkembergs decides for Elisabet

Bikkembergs has recently signed a new license agreement with Elisabet for the production and distribution of children’s shoes.

July 26, 2019

COMPANIES US American small businesses allowed to sell on Alibaba

The Chinese online platform Alibaba.com makes it possible from now on also small enterprises from the USA to sell with them. This was announced by the company on Tuesday. With this attempt they want t…

July 25, 2019

COMPANIES Sustainability is becoming increasingly important for customers

Consumers are attaching ever greater importance to the aspect of sustainability in companies. Accordingly, this also influences consumers’ purchasing decisions.

July 25, 2019

COMPANIES Alexander Breunig supports DVSI as of October

The DVSI wants to become even more involved in toy safety. The association is therefore bringing Alexander Breunig on board.

July 24, 2019

COMPANIES Peek & Cloppenburg reacts to changed buying behaviour of customers

In order to be successful in retail, the customer’s wishes must be taken into account. Through digitalization, customers are used to the fact that the desired product is always immediately available….

July 19, 2019

COMPANIES Emil & Greta – the concept store with a certain mixture

Online trading does not make it easy for stationary trading. In order to survive in the market, traders have to stand out from the crowd from small shops. Jessica Simon, Head of Purchasing & Marketing…

July 18, 2019

COMPANIES Hevea – pacifiers for a better environment

The world massively exposed to harmful effects of plastic. The Danish company Hevea has set itself the task of counteracting this and producing plastic-free soothers made of rubber. 100% natural and 1…

July 18, 2019

MARKETS In 2018, Germans spent an average of 20.50 euros on Fairtrade products

According to surveys, consumers should be among the biggest fans of Fairtrade products. 91 percent of German citizens stated in a survey by the Federal Environment Agency that fair trade between rich…

July 17, 2019

COMPANIES The Red Dot Award goes to…

On 8 July, the Red Dot Award was presented to the best designers and manufacturers of the year. The Red Dot Award has established itself internationally as one of the most coveted seals of quality for…

July 16, 2019