COMPANIES One in five online merchants wants to make use of Amazon Pay

Convenience and speed of payment methods are important to ensure that purchases are not abandoned. The new EHI study shows: Amazon Pay plays an important role for many webshops.

August 7, 2018

COMPANIES idee+spiel strengthens its commitment in the secondary book market

idee+spiel offers its dealers new market opportunities. From now on, they will be advised and supplied by the subsidiary of Mayersche Buchhandlung, Best of Books GmbH.

August 2, 2018

COMPANIES Just bought, now already back in stock: What does the trade do with returns?

Returns are expensive. A new study by the EHI consulting institute examines retailers’ way of handling returns.

August 1, 2018

COMPANIES Amazon banks on new delivery services and offers support with corporate foundation

It is a real side blow against the classic parcel deliverers. Amazon has announced that it will initially help small companies in the USA to set up delivery services. The group wants to become more in…

July 30, 2018

FASHION Cooperation between s.Oliver and publishing house Carlsen

s.Oliver has entered into a rather unusual collaboration for the fashion industry with he publishing house Carlsen for the children’s book series Pixi. The s.Oliver Pixi book will be published from Au…

July 30, 2018

COMPANIES Hermes plans delivery time window of 30 to 60 minutes

Hermes is currently investing several million euros in a new, fully digital route planning system. The goal: Shorter delivery time windows for customers and optimized route planning for carriers.

July 26, 2018

MARKETS German expansion at online retailer JD.com

New plans for company founder Richard Liu: The second largest Chinese online retailer JD.com wants to gain a foothold in the European – especially German – market in the future. By the end of the year…

July 26, 2018

COMPANIES PayPal offers merchants a starter package for online business

Business in a Box is intended to facilitate the entry into e-commerce. In this offer PayPal has compiled tools around shop software, payment, accounting and marketing according to the kit principle.

July 26, 2018

TOYS Race track manufacturer Carrera with strong sales losses

In a statement, the owner of the Austrian company of the same name, Andreas Stadlbauer, referred to the tense market situation. Thus, in addition to some toy retailers, Stadlbauer Marketing + Vertrieb…

July 19, 2018

TOYS Hans im Glück and Schmidt Spiele end their cooperation

From next year on, the game publisher Schmidt Spiele from Berlin and the company Hans im Glück from Munich will go their separate ways. Asmodee will exclusively distribute Hans im Glück’s games in Ger…

July 17, 2018

Trade Lima industry association selects the world’s best licenses

The industry association Lima has awarded the International Licensing Awards. The awards are a trend barometer for the trade.

July 12, 2018

COMPANIES The Sustainability Strategy 2020 of the Otto Group

Sustainable management has been a fundamental principle of the Otto Group for three decades. With its Sustainability Strategy 2020, the Group is anchoring the principles of sustainable management and,…

July 12, 2018

FAIRS & EVENTS Luna Talk at Playtime Berlin about the shopping experience 4.0.

On 4 July the Luna-Talk on the topic of Shopping Experience 4.0 took place for the first time at Playtime Berlin. Florian Henneka, CEO of Korbmayer, Nici Zinell, CEO of Noé & Zoë, Adèle Catelain, Sale…

July 12, 2018

COMPANIES This is how trade wants to benefit from the 2018 World Cup

The 2018 Soccer World Cup is in full swing. Despite the early elimination of the German national team, the sporting event is a billion-dollar business – not only for FIFA. The trade and the toy indust…

July 11, 2018

COMPANIES When is a high chair safe? Evomove provides insights into the safety standards

Stiftung Warentest has tested highchairs for children (June 2018). Test winners were the Tripp Trapp by Stokke and Nomi by Evomove. Michael Steinbach, Managing Director of 2E Vertriebs-GmbH, which sel…

July 11, 2018