COMPANIES Artificial intelligence is the most important future trend for traders

Dynamic pricing, hyper-individual online offers or programs with which customers can try out clothes or make-up: artificial intelligence makes it possible. That’s why this technology is one of the mos…

April 11, 2019

COMPANIES ABC Design with new sales representative

Since April 2019, Jörg Reh has been strengthening the sales force of ABC Design in Northern Germany as a commercial sales representative.

April 10, 2019

COMPANIES Lego Duplo celebrates its 50th anniversary

The Lego Duplo brick celebrates its 50th anniversary in German children’s rooms. Luna Journal spoke with Claudia Maus, Director Brand Management & Marketing Intelligence, about the cross-generational…

April 9, 2019

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…

April 9, 2019

COMPANIES Kidiliz appoints New Managing Director for North America

Antoine Elie is the new Managing Director for the US subsidiary of the Kidiliz Group, formerly Group Zannier. Since September last year, he has been in charge of the expansion of the French children’s…

April 6, 2019

COMPANIES Steiff introduces GOTS certified children’s clothing

In March, Steiff expanded its range to include a GOTS-certified capsule collection for babies. The company’s intention is to offer customers environmentally friendly fashion and to reduce their own ec…

April 5, 2019

COMPANIES Hipp adds diapers to its portfolio

Hipp, a family-owned company known for its baby and infant food, has also been represented on the diaper market since April. Market research carried out by Hipp confirms: 87 percent of the parents sur…

April 3, 2019

COMPANIES Hasbro launches sustainability initiative with TerraCycle

Toy manufacturer Hasbro launched a recycling programme for toys and games in Germany together with TerraCycle on 6 March. In the USA, the recycling program was successfully introduced as early as 2018…

April 1, 2019

COMPANIES Peek & Cloppenburg restricts sale of children’s clothing

It’s a cramming impact: Peek & Cloppenburg will soon no longer be selling children’s clothing at many of its locations. Competition is too fierce, according to the company.

April 1, 2019

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 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 Bugaboo launches limited collection of PET bottles on the market

Bugaboo celebrates its 20th anniversary and launches its first limited edition of PET bottles on March 01, 2019.

February 20, 2019

TOYS Ravensburger launches new toi+ game console on the market in autumn

Will this be the successor to the box-office hit tiptoi? Ravensburger presented toi+ at the International Toy Fair. This game console is interactive and does not require a screen.

February 14, 2019