A new study by Washington University reveals the negative environmental and social consequences of fast fashion. We’ve been asking around children’s clothing companies how important sustainability is…
February 13, 2019
New customers, more sales and higher customer satisfaction. Retailers report this when they offer the payment method instalment purchase. Companies for children’s equipment are also involved.
February 7, 2019
In a recent press conference, the Federal Statistical Office presented the German gross domestic product and the fiscal balance of the state in 2018.
January 21, 2019
The new Packaging Act has been in force since the beginning of the year. The aim is to reduce waste and increase recycling. We have asked companies in the industry how they deal with the new regulatio…
January 16, 2019
Rumours about the takeover of Zalando by the Chinese trading group Alibaba promote the growth of the Zalando share. Alibaba plans to expand its operations in Europe.
January 9, 2019
According to the HDE consumer barometer, consumer sentiment is at its lowest point. The focus is on financial reserves and tax relief.
January 9, 2019
After the Zalando shares slipped at the beginning of the week due to profit warnings from Asos, the all-clear can now be given.
December 20, 2018
For this year’s Christmas business, the German Retail Association (Handelsverband Deutschland) expects an increase in turnover of two percent to 100 billion euros for the first time.
December 13, 2018
The new “Branchenreport Onlinehandel 2018” of IFH Cologne provides detailed figures on the German online market. Just like last year, the experts are forecasting sales growth of around 10 percent. Ama…
November 17, 2018
In other countries, there are already businesses that do almost without personnel. A model that can also be implemented here?
November 16, 2018
Tchibo was honoured by the non-profit organisation Textile Exchange as part of the annual “Preferred Fiber and Material Benchmark”. In addition, the company was ranked third largest user of organic co…
November 8, 2018
The current figures for the 3rd quarter of 2018 of the major consumer survey conducted by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (Bundesverband E-Commerce und Versandhandel Deuts…
October 11, 2018
According to the current HDE consumption barometer, Germans expect falling incomes and rising prices and are increasingly insecure. The German Retail Association is calling for political intervention.
September 25, 2018