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

COMPANIES Quality is often more important to parents than price

The Germans spend more than 7.2 billion euros a year on equipping their children and babies. This is a market with a great deal of potential, because the purchasing behavior often changes with the nex…

March 20, 2018

HARDWARE Tested Bicycle seats for: Winners and losers

More and more families, especially in urban areas, are forgoing a car. The day care center or a picnic can simply be reached by bicycle. A child seat is a must for the little passengers to ride along…

March 20, 2018

HARDWARE Recaro Child Safety elected as “Innovator of the Year”

Recaro Child Safety is one of the most innovative companies in Germany. This was the result of a study conducted by the business magazine “brand eins Wissen” and the statistics portal Statista. The ex…

March 15, 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

COMPANIES New research center in Bayreuth: The plans of Cybex 2018

Cybex builds a research centre for safe child seats in Bayreuth – Bavaria. In addition to the existing plants in China and the USA, this will be the first crash test facility in Europe. Luna Journal s…

February 15, 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

HARDWARE Digital Concepts: More and more pushchairs are being ordered online

Changing tables, baby clothes, toys – parents can order it all online with just one click, then have it delivered to their home. For pushchairs, the picture is a bit different. Pushchairs demand an in…

January 11, 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