HARDWARE Britax Römer: “Made in Germany” digital campaign provides insights into the production process

Advertorial: On 10 July, Britax Römer launched a digital campaign that takes the audience on a journey through the child seat manufacturing process. Under the slogan, “Made for our children, made for…

August 6, 2018

HARDWARE Concord celebrates its 40th anniversary with a retail event

For the 40th anniversary of the car seat and stroller manufacturer Concord, a retail event took place in the German branch Stadtsteinach near Bayreuth. Distributors and partners of the company were in…

July 17, 2018

HARDWARE Child seat manufacturer Recaro ceases operations

The Recaro Child Safety GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of child seats and strollers based in the Kulmbach district, will cease operations on 31 July 2018. The challenging market environment and the ong…

July 11, 2018

COMPANIES When is a high chair safe? Evomove provides insights into the safety standards

Stiftung Warentest has tested highchairs for children (June 2018). Test winners were the Tripp Trapp by Stokke and Nomi by Evomove. Michael Steinbach, Managing Director of 2E Vertriebs-GmbH, which sel…

July 11, 2018

COMPANIES Britax Römer supplier Rompa moves into new plant in Leipheim

Rainer Stäbler, Managing Director EMEA at Britax Römer and Patrick Gerard, CEO of Rompa are looking forward to ten years of cooperation. At the end of 2018 Britax Römer’s Dutch plastics processor Romp…

June 12, 2018

HARDWARE Stiftung Warentest has tested highchairs for children: Winner Evomove & Stokke

Stiftung Warentest has tested twenty highchairs for child-friendly design, handling, durability, safety and harmful substances. Among them were twelve highchairs with steps that grow with the child as…

June 5, 2018

COMPANIES New on the German market: The strollers from UPPAbaby

After more than ten years of success in the USA, the pram manufacturer UPPAbaby is now conquering the German market. With two models, the founders also want to convince parents in this country of thei…

May 29, 2018

COMPANIES Managing Director Martin Boyle reveals iCandy’s concept for success

iCandy celebrates 85 years of existence and impressed with a new edition of the Peach statement stroller in March 2018. Luna Journal spoke to Managing Director Martin Boyle about the company’s develop…

May 29, 2018

HARDWARE Joie, Recaro, Nuna: These child seats convince Stiftung Warentest and ADAC

In the latest test by Stiftung Warentest and ADAC (06/2018), the child seats Joie Traber Shield and Joie Traver received the overall grade “good” with 1.9 and 1.8. In addition, the child seats Monza N…

May 24, 2018

HARDWARE New in the Stokke family: JetKids and Barnombord

Stokke AS, Norway’s leading design and distribution company for high-quality children’s products, announced on May 23, 2018 that it has acquired 51% of JetKids AS and its subsidiary BarnOmbord AS.

May 24, 2018

HARDWARE Recaro Child Safety: New Director Global Sales aims for stable growth

Nicolás C. Moeller has been the new Director Global Sales at Recaro Child Safety since the beginning of April 2018. Moeller has many years of experience in the baby and children’s equipment sector. He…

May 15, 2018

HARDWARE “Queen’s Award for Enterprise” for the luxury pram manufacturer iCandy

For the second time iCandy is awarded the Royal Honour, this time in the category “Innovation”. In 2016, the company received the “Export” award. The prestigious award is presented by Queen Elizabeth…

April 26, 2018

HARDWARE Takata is taken over by Joyson and PAG funds

Key Safety Systems was financed by the largest shareholder and parent company Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corporation (Joyson Electronics), the second largest shareholder PAG and the Future Industry Inve…

April 24, 2018

FASHION Profitable layette – a business with potential for retailers

Germans spend an average of 3140 euros on outfitting their newborn babies. This is an increase of 5.5 percent compared to 2014, a business with great potential for the retail sector. The big players s…

April 16, 2018

HARDWARE Recall of child seat: Quality problems with Britax Römer “DUALFIX” model

Child seat manufacturer Britax Römer replaces a production batch of the “DUALFIX” child seat. Seats sold between November 2017 and March 2018 are affected. The reason for this is a possible faulty com…

April 1, 2018