Courier services growing more customer-friendly

The so-called Parcellock system will reach the market later this year. This system will see containers for packages placed next to the front door of houses or blocks of flats. These containers can the…

August 10, 2016

New joint venture between Mama Media Group and Luna media Group – mamaundbaby.de goes online

Mama Media Group, market leader in the Netherlands in the sector pregnancy and families with children up to 16 years, and Luna media Group, the b2b and b2c market specialist in Germany in the sector c…

August 9, 2016

“ECCO Kids is to be completely established“

Danish brand Ecco exhibits at the GDS in Dusseldorf for the first time again in a long time – with proper kids booth. The new collection for Spring/Summer 2017 unifies highly qualitative and sporty sn…

August 9, 2016

The Lenzing Group expands its production capacity

Lenzing, the leading supplier of chemically produced cellulose fibres, is expanding its production capacity. The Upper Austrian company’s expansion is a response to the increased global demand for spe…

August 5, 2016

Comprehensive restructuring at windeln.de

windeln.de, the online retailer for baby and toddler products, has announced a comprehensive restructuring program. The Munich-based company is cutting around 100 jobs and closing nakiki, its flash-sa…

August 2, 2016

Interview with boboli @Pitti Bimbo

At this years summer edition of Pitti Bimbo, Luna Journal was speaking to Mónica Algás, CEO boboli, about the main trends for the upcoming season summer 2017 and their favorite part of the collection….

August 1, 2016

Trade HDE-Online-Monitor 2016: Data, facts and numbers regarding E-commerce

The German Trade Association (HDE) publishes its Online-Monitor based on the data of the GfK again this year. For the running year 2016, the HDE expects a sales volume of 44 billion Euros in the E-com…

July 29, 2016

FASHION People Wear Organic bets on new distribution structures

The German textile company People Wear Organic will open itself up to the specialized trade on the upcoming Innatex, for the first time. Five years ago, the business emerged as an independent brand fr…

July 27, 2016

Children's Fashion New General Manager for the Zannier Group

Michael Doerell is part of the Groupe Zannier Deutschland GmbH as CEO for one month now. The studied business economist comes from Chiemsee where he also conducted affairs. Before that, he had a leadi…

July 22, 2016

Activity Toys LEGO offers equal discounts to online merchants following agreement with the German Cartel Commission

The toy maker LEGO has pledged to the German Cartel Commission that it will organise its rebate system in such a way that retailers can achieve the same level of discounts via online sales as they can…

July 20, 2016

HARDWARE HABA receives the berufundfamilie® audit certificate for the sixth time

Sustainability is central to HABA’s corporate philosophy, both in the production of toys, furniture, and accessories for children and in the social measures implemented at the company’s headquarters i…

July 20, 2016

Trade Babymarkt.de also expands offline

Babymarkt.de, the specialty seller that belongs to the Tengelmann Group, plans on increasing its revenues further by the network-extension of the brick-and-mortar stores. Up to three more stores are i…

July 18, 2016

Market Research E-Commerce: Every other person in Germany orders furniture, toys and other durable goods online

In 2015 around 47 million people nationwide ordered or bought goods or services for private consumption through the internet. The Federal Office of Statistics came to this conclusion in its most curre…

July 13, 2016

Trade Winners of the competition “Die digitale Innenstadt” from HDE and eBay are out

Diepholz, a district town with 16,600 inhabitants in Lower Saxony, is the winner. Bingen, a city with approximately 25,000 inhabitants in Rhineland-Palatinate got second place and Oberhausen, with aro…

July 12, 2016

Shoes Yumalove opens its doors

On 18 July 2016, Yumalove, a trainers store exclusively for children, will open for business in the German capital. Yumalove’s founder comes from the trainers scene and has many years of expertise wit…

July 11, 2016