HARDWARE Stiftung Warentest recommends Cybex, Britax Römer & Maxi-Cosi car seats for children

In the June 2019 issue, Stiftung Warentest and ADAC once again tested child car seats. Most models scored “good”. However, two child car seats were classified as “poor”. In addition, the test showed:…

June 6, 2019

HARDWARE Maxi-Cosi has developed a digital tool for the retailer

The child seat and pram manufacturer Maxi-Cosi has developed its own app to strengthen the stationary specialist trade. The digital tool enables specialist dealers to call up all information on the en…

May 28, 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

HARDWARE Which child car seats are really safe? Stiftung Warentest and the ADAC reveal

In the November 2018 issue, Stiftung Warentest and ADAC jointly tested 18 children’s car seats. In isolated cases, harmful substances were found that posed a risk to the little ones. The results are i…

October 30, 2018

HARDWARE Hardware trends 2019 – Pre-Crash Systems and Folding Systems are on the advance

The hardware industry is also benefiting from the baby boom in Germany. Product development in the hardware market is strongly influenced by the rise in births and the growth of parents in their mid-t…

October 25, 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 Britax Römer wins the iF DESIGN AWARD 2018

The new Reboarder Dualfix i-size has received this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD in the “Products and Baby” category. The Britax Römer child car seat won the prestigious quality seal of iF International Foru…

February 20, 2018

HARDWARE Cybex builds first crash test facility in Europe

The German company Cybex, which merged with Goodbaby International Holding Limited in 2014, is planning to build a research center with a sled facility in Bayreuth, says Johannes Schlamminger the CEO…

January 25, 2018

Trade Bambino Mio is the “Exporter of the Year”

Cloth nappy brand Bambino Mio has received the National Exporter of the Year award at the 2017 British Small Business Awards. With its alternative nappies, the Brixworth-based British company is the m…

November 9, 2017

HARDWARE London startup Wolffepack launches new changing backpack

With its LUNA backpack model, the start-up Wolffepack is bringing a completely new product to the market. The innovative backpack can be operated with only one hand and swings forward. This means that…

November 2, 2017

HARDWARE An overview of the latest products from the hardware sector

The most important new products from the baby and toddler equipment sector were presented in Cologne this September at the Kind + Jugend trade fair, as they are every year. Most exhibitors focused on…

October 12, 2017

HARDWARE Licensing cooperation: bellybutton & VOSSEN design a terrycloth collection for children

From Fall 2017, bellybutton’s baby and children segment will expand to include a bathtime collection. In collaboration with the terrycloth maker VOSSEN, the company will launch a collection of nontoxi…

August 1, 2017

TOYS “Transparency isn’t just a catchphrase for kikadu”

Produced under fair working conditions and in an environmentally friendly manner. We spoke with Andrea Kathrin Christenson, formerly an executive at Käthe Kruse, about her new lifestyle label, kikadu.

April 20, 2017

HARDWARE House of Jamie launches “Baby Essentials & Home Collection 2017”

The Amsterdam label, House of Jamie, presents this year’s all-season collection for 2017. The collection includes timeless items for the children’s bedroom, such as bedding and basics for infants.

April 18, 2017

Interior “Max Motor Dreams” – coming soon to a shop near you?

Ford is considering mass-producing its “Max Motor Dreams” children’s bed. The bed was designed for a promotional campaign from Ford Spain, which focused on the family-friendliness of Ford’s “MAX” fami…

April 13, 2017