COMPANIES Peek & Cloppenburg – Sales remain at previous year’s level

At the end of the year, Peek & Cloppenburg takes stock and presents its plans for 2019, focusing on the expansion of the Omnichannel concept and customer requirements.

December 7, 2018

Children's Fashion G-Star Raw hands over its Kidswear license to the Kidiliz Group

The Kidilitz Group, specialized in high-quality children’s clothing, is expanding its kidswear brand portfolio (Esprit Kids, Absorba, Kenzo Kids) with the G-Star Raw license.

December 7, 2018

COMPANIES babymarkt.de – the head office of the market leader is moving

The expansion plans of the large online shop babymarkt.de are successful. Due to the increasing growth and the flourishing number of employees, babymarkt.de exchanges its headquarters in Dortmund-Oesp…

December 6, 2018

COMPANIES Record sales after Black Friday – Zalando builds on cooperation with Armor Lux

One of the most profitable days in German retailing: numerous online retailers benefited from last year’s Black Friday. Among them was the fashion giant Zalando. On Monday, the Berlin-based company an…

November 26, 2018

COMPANIES Amazon robots already more than 100,000 times in use

It weighs 145 kilograms and can transport 340 kilograms. Kiva is the name of the Amazon robot that has fundamentally changed the relationship between technology and employees.

November 23, 2018

COMPANIES Ordering for garbage: Greenpeace survey on buying and returning garbage in online shops

Germans are ordering more and more on the Internet: On average 16 items of clothing and four electronic items per year. Young people in particular often order with the intention of returning the goods…

November 22, 2018

COMPANIES Children’s clothing increasingly oriented towards adult trends

A study of the IFH Cologne shows: What the parents carry, their child also likes to carry. But is the children’s fashion industry really so inspired by adult trends? The Luna Journal has asked.

November 22, 2018

FAIRS & EVENTS The Anniversary Edition of the German Trade Congress 2018

The two-day German Trade Congress in Berlin ended on 16 November 2018. Around 1,500 participants attended the event organised by the Handelsverband Deutschland (HDE) together with the Management Forum…

November 21, 2018

COMPANIES Black Friday and Cyber Monday more and more popular in Germany

Black Friday with Cyber Monday is one of the days with the highest turnover in the German trade. Black Friday was originally intended for stationary trading and Cyber Monday for online trading. Meanwh…

November 20, 2018

COMPANIES Zalando expects significant sales growth after tough months

At the beginning of November, Zalando announced its sales expectations for the fourth quarter. The online giant expects an increase of 20 to 25 percent. The company closed the last quarter with a marg…

November 9, 2018

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 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