HARDWARE Market for baby and children’s equipment grows only slightly

7.3 billion euros were spent on baby and children’s equipment in Germany last year. This means that this market grew only slightly by 50 million euros. Overall, Germans spend less per child.

November 25, 2019

COMPANIES Primark – more environmentally friendly than online shops?

For years, Primark has stood for “disposable fashion” and for its manufacturing conditions in criticism. Because of the poor quality, many garments would end up in the garbage very quickly. George Wes…

November 21, 2019

COMPANIES Zalando – Trade union criticises employee monitoring

From a trade union point of view, workers at the fashion retailer Zalando are exposed to “anti-worker” surveillance and data protection problems.

November 20, 2019

COMPANIES Lanasia – Fashion made from recycled plastic waste

The start-up Lanasia was founded in 2018 by the sisters Lisa-Maria and Anna-Sophia Beck. The focus is on sustainable fashion made from recycled plastic waste. In an interview with Luna Journal, Lisa-M…

November 19, 2019

COMPANIES Birkenstock takes distribution in Switzerland into its own hands

At the turn of the month there is a change of strategy at Birkenstock. Then the company will take over direct sales in Switzerland.

November 18, 2019

COMPANIES Zalando with a lot of sales, more customers – but no profit

David Schröder, Chief Financial Officer of Zalando, is pleased with the third quarter of 2019. His company has experienced significant growth and, for the first time, achieved over a billion page visi…

November 8, 2019

HARDWARE Children’s outfitter with real eye-catcher – Interview with Start-up Panther

At the beginning of the year, the start-up Panther entered the market for equipment for children. Managing Director Joachim Plesch reveals details about the business and the early days.

November 7, 2019

FASHION Tchibo Share cooperates with refugee project Bridge & Tunnel

For almost two years now, Tchibo Share has been offering baby, children’s and women’s fashion for rent. Now the sustainable project is getting suport by a Hamburg-based label to help refugees. About t…

October 29, 2019

FASHION Puma launches Tetris sneaker

Sportswear label Puma profits from the hype around 80s gaming and launches two sneakers with a visual resemblance to the popular cult game Tetris.

October 22, 2019

COMPANIES s.Oliver reveals Insights from 50 years of company history

The international fashion and lifestyle company s.Oliver celebrates its 50th anniversary. In 1969, the company was launched with a team of three. Today, the group employs around 6,400 people.

October 15, 2019

UNTERNEHMEN myToys looks back on a success story on its 20th birthday

Last year, the myToys Group generated sales of around 670 million euros. In 1999, the company was one of the first online shops to start rather small.

October 10, 2019

FASHION Special Collection – Kipling cooperates with Disney

The Belgian accessory label Kipling uses the media hype around the Disney bestseller and, together with Frozen, releases a special collection that pays tribute to the second part of the film.

October 8, 2019

FASHION Consumers place a strong focus on children’s textiles free of harmful substances

Pollutants in children’s textiles are a no-go for consumers. Georg Dieners, Secretary General of Oeko-Tex, explains harmful substances in children’s textiles and how much consumers are now paying atte…

October 8, 2019

COMPANIES Otto and ECE forge alliance between online and offline retailing

The online retailer Otto and shopping center operator ECE have created a cross-channel connection between their companies. Local assortments of retailers and branded goods can now be integrated online…

September 26, 2019

FASHION Havaianas cooperates with Happy Socks

Havaianas and Happy Socks cooperate for a special capsule collection of summer rubber shoes and winter stockings. Two companies that couldn’t be more different – and that’s why they harmonize so wonde…

September 24, 2019