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

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.

September 20, 2019

COMPANIES Security products: Popular with parents, children love design

The market for security products is booming. Age-appropriate, colorful and eye-catching, they are popular with children as well. Numerous new products will be presented at the Kind + Jugend.

September 19, 2019

COMPANIES Sustainability list: BTE initiative makes orientation easier for visitors

With one click, interested parties can reach special sustainable exhibitors at the Kind + Jugend. Together with the trade fair, the BTE has listed companies that have seals and certificates.

September 18, 2019

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 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 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