How sports brands try to save their dealers

Munich Amazon? No thanks! Christian Schneidermeier has been concentrating on specialist shops for years. The boss of the popular mountain sports specialist Ortovox consistently refuses to shop online. His highly functional clothing and avalanche transceiver are only available from specialists who offer proper advice. Now the manager fears that many of the shopkeepers will have […]

Dolzer tailors have to close again after renovation

Munich Everything was done. “We were model students,” says Thomas Selkirk. The company was restructured, the costs reduced, and an investor with fresh capital was won. On March 16, the Dolzer tailors were released from the bankruptcy proceedings. More than 400 jobs in Germany and the Czech Republic were saved. But only two days later, […]

The fashion industry is breaking the middle

Times are difficult for the entire German economy. And it is also understandable that everyone who can apply for government aid to survive the corona crisis. This applies in particular to the German fashion industry. Companies of Gerry weber via Bogner to Boss suffer particularly from the fact that all shops in Europe are closed. […]

Zalando slips into the red

Zalando According to Zalando, there is an adjusted operating loss of more than 28 million euros in the first quarter. (Photo: dpa) The coronavirus pandemic hits Zalando, Europe’s largest online fashion retailer. The Berlin-based company announced on Monday evening that an adjusted operating loss of well over 28 million euros would result in the first […]

Suspension of rental payments: Adidas outrages customers

Munich, Dusseldorf It was the best year in our history, ‚ÄĚKasper Rorsted boasted in mid-March when he presented the results for 2019. He confidently added: “We kept what we promised.” Adidas-Chef is rarely at a loss for powerful words – including a clear compass. And that is exactly why he and his company have now […]

Fashion companies demand liquidity funds of 850 million euros

The closed department store of the west in Berlin The fashion industry cannot compensate for the loss of turnover in the stationary shops through online trading. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf The fashion industry is raising the alarm. “We now urgently need liquidity, otherwise the existence of the German fashion trade and the fashion industry is massively […]

Nike wants to apply its corona experience to other markets

new York Sporting goods manufacturer Nike wants to use his experience with the coronavirus outbreak in China to master the crisis in other markets. That’s what President and CEO John Donahoe said when the latest quarterly results were released. “When Covid19 spread to China in late January, we closed more than 5,000 stores and our […]

5 of the best credit cards in the shop

The only thing better than shopping is shopping for a bargain. Some of our favorite shops to get lost in (hello, Target TGT, + 5.88% ) offer credit cards with even more attractive in-store benefits. It can be difficult to say no to the 20% discount on your first purchase or the promise of future […]

Fashion week: fashion tales and legends

Invitation to the parade Loewe took the form of a vinyl on which appears the grinning face of Megan Rapinoe, contemporary heroine (she is one of the first sportsmen to come out), famous American football player (Ballon d’Or 2019) and muse of the season. Nothing really shows from this exchange in the latest collection of […]