COMPANIES BabyOne with new store concept

BabyOne is trying out a new store concept with the “LüttenLaden” stores in Hamburg and Cologne. With this new approach, the specialist store chain wants to move into the locations of the city centres.

June 20, 2019

COMPANIES The new Luna Brandbible 2019/20 has arrived

The new Luna Brandbible again combines the best from the hardware, interior and toys sectors. The brand collection is characterised by manufacturers with a high degree of innovation and a unique desig…

June 20, 2019

COMPANIES Tchibo and Otto are testing reusable shipping packages

Tchibo and Otto are part of the PraxPack pilot project and are testing the sustainable shipping system. PraxPack wants to introduce reusable shipping packages by the beginning of 2020. The aim is to s…

June 19, 2019

COMPANIES Pitti Bimbo starts the 89th edition with the motto The Pitti Special Click

This year’s Pitti Bimbo 89 will take place from 20-22 June in Florence and will feature well-known brands and numerous events.

June 18, 2019

COMPANIES Lässig is winner of the Green Product Award 2019

Lässig is one of the winners of this year’s Green Product Award 2019. The international award for sustainable products was presented to Lässig in the children’s category for the Goldie Backpack Bouclé…

June 13, 2019


The Children Worldwide Fashion Group (CWF) was sold in a largely debt-financed corporate takeover and thus gains new owners. In addition, the CWF Group confirmed the merger control proceedings notifie…

June 11, 2019

COMPANIES Primark copies the sneakers of the Fairtrade brand Veja

The sneakers from shoe manufacturer Veja are Fairtrade certified. This makes it all the more serious for the company that the sustainably produced shoes were copied in design by the cheap textile disc…

June 6, 2019

Trade Epoch Traumwiesen with new sales management

At Epoch Traumwiesen GmbH there are internal changes. Since 1 June, Roger Gondel has been appointed new Sales Director for Germany/Austria.

June 6, 2019

TOYS Carrera with new owner

The Munich-based investment company Quantum Capital Partners (QCP) announced the purchase of Stadlbauer Marketing & Vertrieb GmbH. The acquisition strengthens Quantum’s position in the toy market. As…

June 3, 2019

HARDWARE Recaro Kids opens new headquarter in Bayreuth

On 29 May, the Italian Artsana Group opened an office for its new brand Recaro Kids in Bayreuth. The premises will serve as the strategic headquarter for the Recaro Kids brand, covering portfolio mana…

June 3, 2019

COMPANIES Otto records decline in profits and expresses criticism of Amazon

At 13.4 billion euros, the Otto Group’s total turnover was nominally below that of the previous year. The e-commerce company was unable to achieve the growth targets it had set itself for the past fin…

May 23, 2019

HARDWARE Avova – New German company for child seats

It was not until the spring of 2019 that the Avova GmbH plant in Blaubeurer Straße in Ulm started production of its new child seats. They supply the specialist shops in Germany with fresh and innovati…

May 16, 2019

FASHION H&M expands transparency offensive and provides online information

Digitalisation makes it possible. The Swedish fashion giant H&M now provides online information about its products and production details.

May 15, 2019

COMPANIES Increased delivery costs for Zalando

After H&M, which now limits itself to free delivery to its “Plus” members, and Asos, which wants to increasingly avoid “serial returns”, Zalando is now discontinuing free delivery in Italy, Ireland, S…

May 9, 2019

COMPANIES Sanetta and s.Oliver launch new underwear line for children

Two well-known brands work together: In Spring/Summer 2020 s. Oliver and Sanetta will launch their joint underwear collection for children.

May 9, 2019