COMPANIES Tchibo Share offers children and baby clothes for rent

More and more companies are offering products for rent. Tchibo has joined this general trend. From 23 January 2018, the Hamburg-based retailer will rent out sustainably produced baby and children’s cl…

January 18, 2018

Lifestyle Award: “Red Dot” for innovative baby and children’s products

Several innovative baby and child products have received the “Red Dot” Award for design. The year’s best products will be graced by the award’s striking winner label, which is internationally establis…

January 11, 2018

Children's Fashion Spreadshirt expands Janosch collection to include bibs, rompers & co.

Spreadshirt is expanding its Janosch collection launched in 2015. Last year, the line recorded a 300 percent increase in sales on the Leipzig e-commerce platform. The figures and motifs of the German…

December 19, 2017

FASHION Briah: Latvian label for stroller bags enters the market

The Latvian designer Zīle Dāvidsone launched her brand, Briah, this year. The young label kind of is a continuation of the Dāvidsone Black Bag brand launched in 2014. With Briah, the designer now want…

December 12, 2017

Media Fake News: How companies seek to harm their competitors

Experts warn of a dangerous strategy of defamation by means of false reports Entrepreneurs with few scruples use deception tactics to slander their competitors. However, if companies spread false repo…

December 5, 2017

COMPANIES Family-friendly policies: an important profits driver

Flexible working hours, company nurseries, and teleworking are paying off for employers. Family-friendly policies bring up to a 40% return on investment for companies.

December 5, 2017

COMPANIES Vegan shoes for children: How big is the sustainability trend in this segment?

Shoes made of cork or bamboo, trainers made of organic cotton and recycled PET surfaces with recyclable soles, the shoe market is also affected by demands for ecologically sustainable production. Even…

November 30, 2017

COMPANIES Christmas time is cuddle time: Steiff opens three new stores

From 2 December 2017, you can buy the Steiff animals with the famous “button in the ear” from new stores in Munich, Mannheim, and Ludwigsburg. In addition to the cuddly toys, there is also a fashion a…

November 23, 2017

Family Life Digitalisation of the nursery: smart toys

The billion-dollar business of networked devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) has made its way to the nursery. In this year’s Christmas business, so-called smart toys are playing a major role for r…

November 23, 2017

MODERN LIFE An Eye on the Baby – Smart Nursery and Wearables

Baby’s nursery is becoming more digital. According to Statista, 23% of all parents have a baby monitor with camera. If these devices transmit signals such as images or sound to a smartphone, then they…

November 21, 2017

Media Baby 3.0, or the digital nursery of the future

With 23 million new smartphones per year and a turnover of €1.8 billion in networked building technology, there is enormous growth potential in the “Internet of Things” sector. In a new series, Luna J…

November 16, 2017

MODERN LIFE Media education in the digital nursery

Smartphones, tablets, and so on are moving into children’s bedrooms, according to evidence from a Statista study. It shows that 36% of children between the ages of eight and nine already have their ow…

November 9, 2017

Media The end of the “faked” reality

On 1 October 2017, a new law came into force in France. Images processed with Photoshop must now be indicated as such. Airbrushed images must contain the information: retouched photograph or photograp…

October 19, 2017

MODERN LIFE Free Game Apps: Expensive Rip-offs on the Internet

Game apps for smartphones and tablets are very popular with children and teenagers. They are mainly offered for “free” on the Internet and promise excitement and fun. Of 50 popular smartphone games co…

October 12, 2017

MODERN LIFE MDR Broadcasting Council to award the 2018 Children’s Online Prize

For the fifth time, the MDR Broadcasting Council will award the Children’s Online Prize for outstanding contributions and websites for children and young people. The deadline for submission is 31 Octo…

October 6, 2017