COMPANIES Made in Germany is number 1 for customers worldwide

Products Made in Germany have developed into a real bestseller. This also applies to the children’s equipment industry, as some manufacturers reveal exclusively to the Luna Journal.

October 17, 2019

COMPANIES Kettler Freizeit GmbH – Traditional company at its end

After three insolvencies, the wartcar manufacturer has now finally come to an end. After 70 years, the traditional company has to close its German plants. According to Kettler, production in Germany i…

October 16, 2019

COMPANIES s.Oliver reveals Insights from 50 years of company history

The international fashion and lifestyle company s.Oliver celebrates its 50th anniversary. In 1969, the company was launched with a team of three. Today, the group employs around 6,400 people.

October 15, 2019

COMPANIES Restriction for intentionally added microplastics

Even if the long-term consequences are difficult to assess, EU countries agree that the use of microplastics must be significantly restricted. Due to the poor degradability of artificial materials, mi…

October 14, 2019

COMPANIES Recruitment poses challenges for retailers

Over 50,000 jobs are to be filled in the largest companies alone. The search for personnel is particularly difficult with skilled workers.

October 11, 2019

UNTERNEHMEN myToys looks back on a success story on its 20th birthday

Last year, the myToys Group generated sales of around 670 million euros. In 1999, the company was one of the first online shops to start rather small.

October 10, 2019

COMPANIES Dirk Gehring is going to support Allison GmbH as CFO in the future

Since September, Dirk Gehring has been supporting Allison GmbH as the new Chief Financial Officer. Gehring comes from the children’s hardware sector and will support the sales company for the Joie, Nu…

October 9, 2019

MARKETS Consumers want even faster and easier shopping in the future

German consumers demand from the retail trade: Purchasing should be quick, delivery prompt and sustainable. These trends are shown in the analysis “Global Consumer Insights Survey 2019” by the consult…

October 8, 2019

COMPANIES Bullyland – with new investor from company insolvency

The business operations of Bullyland GmbH have been sold. This already happened in spring, but for legal reasons it was only allowed to be made public recently.

October 2, 2019

COMPANIES Online trade – these are the leading shops in Germany

The Top 100 online shops increased their sales in Germany by more than ten percent in 2018. Amazon is the undisputed leader in online retailing and myToys ranks 24th in the toy industry.

October 1, 2019

COMPANIES Prime Wardrobe – Amazon Fashion starts with a new service

Already established in the USA, nowtarting in Germany and Austria: Amazon is launching its new “Prime Wardrobe” clothing service in Germany. To improve the shopping experience, customers can now try o…

September 30, 2019

COMPANIES EU Product Safety Award – EU Commission announces winners

On 26 September, the European Commission announced the winners of the first EU Product Safety Award. The award recognises companies that place product safety at the heart of their business and go beyo…

September 30, 2019

COMPANIES Otto and ECE forge alliance between online and offline retailing

The online retailer Otto and shopping center operator ECE have created a cross-channel connection between their companies. Local assortments of retailers and branded goods can now be integrated online…

September 26, 2019

Children’s furniture: customers demand guaranteed pollutant-free products

The consumer awareness of pollutants in children and baby products has grown considerably in recent years and as a result so have the requirements for safety and quality. Manufacturers and retailers h…

September 26, 2019

COMPANIES Dr. Kai Hudetz, managing director of the IFH Cologne gives tips for the establishment of its own online Shop

In 2018, the B2C e-commerce market in Germany generated sales of around 53.3 billion euros, according to a study by the online portal Statista. According to the HDE forecast, this turnover will amount…

September 24, 2019