Handel Licenses – Paw Patrol awarded as best topic of the year

The industry association Licensing International (formerly LIMA) has honored outstanding licenses. Among others, Paw Patrol, Super RTL and Fortnite received a Licensing International Germany Award.

December 10, 2019

TOYS Graupner Modellbau has filed for bankruptcy again

Once again the traditional model builder Graupner is on the brink of extinction. The South Korean parent company no longer supplies the company.

December 2, 2019

COMPANIES Furniture for children – Managing Director of Arthur Berndt gives advices

The shop for furniture for babies and children is on the move. Jens Kerschling, Managing Director of Arthur Berndt, reveals what it takes to be successful.

November 12, 2019

COMPANIES UPS plans to offer retailers cheaper shipping in the future

UPS wants to help small and midsize merchants improve shipping conditions and plans to partner with e-commerce solution providers in the future.

November 7, 2019

COMPANIES Dynamic pricing – how German companies calculate their figures

To what extent does competition influence pricing? According to a study by “Sales Radar”, numerous German companies manually set their prices. The majority of prices for products and services are adju…

November 7, 2019

TOYS Lego launches “Rebuild the World” creative building campaign

“Rebuild the World” is the name of a new action by Lego. It aims to promote skills such as creativity and problem solving and is accompanied by numerous stars and marketing measures.

November 5, 2019

COMPANIES Sorgenfresser – Schmidt Spiele secures license until the end of 2030

It is one of the successful licenses Made in Germany. Gerd Hahn’s Sorgenfresser are internationally popular. Therefore Schmidt Spiele continues the cooperation.

November 4, 2019

COMPANIES Amazon asks toy manufacturer to check out in Christmas business

To be listed at Amazon.com’s Christmas recommendations for toys, manufacturers are said to have paid up to two million dollars. This was reported by the media company Bloomberg.

October 21, 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 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 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

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

COMPANIES Seal of approval around sustainability – how to stay on top of things

Sustainability is an important purchasing argument for many consumers. But which seals are recommendable here and where does the customer get the information?

September 23, 2019