COMPANIES Tchibo is the world’s third largest purchaser of organic cotton

Tchibo was honoured by the non-profit organisation Textile Exchange as part of the annual “Preferred Fiber and Material Benchmark”. In addition, the company was ranked third largest user of organic co…

November 8, 2018

COMPANIES New apprenticeship job Merchants in E-Commerce

Around 1,000 apprentices started their careers in e-commerce on 1 August. With the new apprenticeship program, online merchants will benefit from a profession tailored to their needs.

November 8, 2018

COMPANIES Christmas Gifts 2018: These are the most promising products

The most important sales driver for many retailers is just around the corner: the Christmas business. What are the best Christmas presents? The Luna Journal has been searching for promising toys and t…

November 7, 2018

COMPANIES Hartfelder Spielzeug successful as a family business

It is the sixth new opening of Hartfelder toys in only eight years. The idee+spiel dealers Nils and Julia Hartfelder show how successful offline business is.

November 5, 2018

COMPANIES Zalando focuses on Connected Retail

Thanks to “Connected Retail”, online retailing and stationary retailing go hand in hand. The digitalization enables the stationary retailers to work together with the e-commerce platform Zalando. By t…

November 1, 2018

COMPANIES Klean Kanteen offers sustainable alternatives to disposable products

The Californian family business Klean Kanteen was quick to recognise the effects of the high consumption of plastic on people and the environment. The basic idea was to offer a sustainable alternative…

November 1, 2018

COMPANIES Recaro concludes license agreement with Artsana

Is there hope for the Recaro brand? On October 24, 2018, Recaro Holding GmbH and the international Artsana Group signed a global license agreement. The agreement covers the development, production and…

October 26, 2018

COMPANIES EU digital tax to close loopholes for online companies

The European Commission is planning an EU digital tax. This is in response to new forms of online business for which the current tax rules are not sufficient.

October 24, 2018

COMPANIES Joie GmbH celebrates anniversary with new name

Joie GmbH celebrated its fifth anniversary in August 2018. The company recently moved to Frankenthal and now operates under the name Allison GmbH. In an interview with Luna Journal, Oliver Mecky, Mana…

October 23, 2018

COMPANIES Micro Retailer – successful with small shop on eBay

They are often underestimated and smiled at, though micro retailers are representing 16 percent of all German eBay retailers. Products for children are popular.

October 19, 2018

COMPANIES August Pfüller celebrates 140 years of company existence

Together with his brother Benjamin, Felix Pfüller runs the family business August Pfüller in Frankfurt am Main. In September 2018, the company celebrated its 140th anniversary. Luna Journal spoke with…

October 18, 2018

COMPANIES The top 10 companies in the fashion industry

On 17 October 2018, the trade magazine Textilwirtschaft (dfv Mediengruppe) published the ranking list of the 100 largest European fashion brand suppliers. Luna Journal shows the top ten largest fashio…

October 17, 2018

COMPANIES Major merger – Chinese Semir Group takes over Kidiliz

Since May this year, the French Kidiliz Group (formerly Group Zannier) has been in negotiations with the leading Chinese children’s fashion group Zeijiang Semir Garment Co. Ltd (headed by the founding…

October 17, 2018

COMPANIES Reima – Tobias Neumann becomes new market specialist

Tobias Neumann has been the new Key Account Manager at Reima since October 2018. Thanks to his many years of experience in brand building, he is one of the top sales managers in the industry. Together…

October 16, 2018

TOYS Playmobil further expands business around Dragons license

Only recently Playmobil has entered the licensing market. Obviously with success. Since now the group has launched further game sets around the Dragons license into the market.

October 12, 2018