HARDWARE Kiddy-Employees file for bankruptcy

According to the “Nordbayerische Kuriers”, the Hof Kiddy employees have filed for insolvency. Already in June 2017 the child seat manufacturer Kiddy from Hof had applied for insolvency proceedings in…

March 27, 2019

COMPANIES Trade association demands immediate programme for inner cities from politicians

The trade association estimates that more than 11,000 retail outlets have closed since 2012. HDE Managing Director Stefan Genth asks Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer for support.

March 25, 2019

COMPANIES Martina Baier is new purchasing manager of the online retailer myToys

In the middle of the month, Martina Baier took over the position as Division Manager of myToys Purchasing. She succeeds Dr. Matthias Weidinger.

March 25, 2019

COMPANIES Simba Dickie Group to invest 25 million euros in Germany

The Simba Dickie Group has announced its plans for 2019. The company led by CFO Manfred Duschl plans to build a fully automated high-bay warehouse with 13,200 pallet spaces in Thuringia, among other p…

March 18, 2019

COMPANIES bio!TOY Conference for toys made of bio-based plastics

Sustainability is an important issue. At the first bio!TOY conference on 27 and 28 March, experts will discuss how this can also be achieved with plastic toys.

March 14, 2019

COMPANIES US toy manufacturer Jada Toys acquired by Simba Dickie Group

The Simba Dickie Group is continuing its acquisition strategy. The US toy manufacturer Jada Toys has also recently joined the Group.

March 12, 2019

COMPANIES Jeffrey Popper is the new CEO of Rollplay

Goodbaby International Holding Ltd. has appointed Jeffrey Popper as the new CEO of the Rollplay brand. Effective immediately, his responsibilities will include the strategic orientation and positionin…

March 4, 2019

COMPANIES Esprit – Fashion group cuts at least 400 jobs in Germany

For the time being, it will only affect the German headquarters in Ratingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, with approximately 1160 employees. By the end of June, it will have to reduce 35 to 40 percent of i…

March 1, 2019

COMPANIES Childhome expands into the US market

The Belgian children’s outfitter Childhome has enjoyed significant international growth over the last ten years and now sells its products in more than fifty countries. Accordingly, it was time for th…

February 28, 2019

COMPANIES Tru Kids wants to bring back Toys “R “Us and its brands

At the end of January, the new Tru Kids company was launched in the USA. It unites the Toys “R “Us brands and aims to give the toy retailer new strength.

February 28, 2019

COMPANIES Mattel with losses dampened by Barbie and Hot Wheels

The toy giant Mattel closed the year 2018 with a loss of 237 million US dollars. The highlights were Barbie and Hot Wheels, who achieved record results.

February 28, 2019

COMPANIES Ergobaby wins iF Design Award 2019 for City Stroller

The baby carrier specialist Ergobaby Europe GmbH has won this year’s iF Design Award in the new baby carriage product category for the company. The Metro Compact City Stroller, launched at Kind + Juge…

February 27, 2019

COMPANIES Lupaco becomes climate neutral – Interview with founder Eva Corsten

The German company Lupaco is now taking off as a climate-neutral company under the management of its founder Eva Corsten. Thus the residents of Munich are considered as the first child model label, wh…

February 26, 2019

COMPANIES Goki pursues sustainable strategy with the aim of circular economy

Luna Journal spoke with company founder and managing director Gerhard Gollnest of Gollnest & Kiesel about sustainability efforts and future plans.

February 26, 2019

COMPANIES BIG has redesigned its popular classic Bobby-Car

For many children it is the first sliding car. The Bobby-Car has already been sold millions of times. Now BIG has redesigned the classic and presents the BIG Bobby Car Neo.

February 25, 2019