Suspension of rental payments: Adidas outrages customers

Munich, Dusseldorf It was the best year in our history, ”Kasper 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 […]

Ceconomy apparently wants to apply for KfW loans

Decline in profit at Ceconomy The parent company of Saturn and Media Markt wants to apply for aid loans, according to media reports. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf The parent company of Saturn and Media Markt, Ceconomy apparently wants to apply for aid loans in the amount of two billion euros. The Bloomberg news agency reports with […]

Corona crisis: Ceconomy wants to apply for KfW loans

Decline in profit at Ceconomy The parent company of Saturn and Media Markt wants to apply for aid loans, according to media reports. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf The troubled electronics trading holding Ceconomy and mother of Media Markt and Saturn is seeking help from the state in the face of the burden of the corona crisis. […]

Amazon creates 350 new logistics jobs in Germany

Amazon logistics center in Dortmund Since this week, important everyday goods in Germany have been prioritized not only in the incoming goods department at the Amazon logistics centers, but also when shipping to customers. (Photo: dpa) Hall Amazon needs several hundred additional employees in Germany in the corona virus crisis. In order to meet the […]

dm boss Werner in an interview about opportunities in the time of Corona

Wuppertal Christoph Werner, son of dm founder Götz Werner and chairman of the management of Germany’s largest drugstore chain, reassures consumers: The shortage is a “short-term phenomenon”: “So the production does not have to be increased, just redirected, supplies are guaranteed.” However, given the hamster purchases and access restrictions for the branches, the 47-year-old admits […]

Greens are calling for bonuses in retail and healthcare to be tax free

Meetings of the parliamentary groups Katrin Göring-Eckardt, group leader of Alliance 90 / The Greens, demands tax-free premium payments for employees in the retail and healthcare sectors. (Photo: dpa) Berlin To support employees in the retail and healthcare sector in the Corona crisis, they should be able to receive tax-free bonus payments from the Greens […]

Online trading is not a sure-fire success even in the corona crisis

Dusseldorf Media Markt and Saturn tried everything. Because they have to close their branches in more and more countries, both companies have focused all sales activities on the online channels. They advertise equipment for the home office in their web shops. But the additional business on the net is not enough. The parent company Ceconomy […]

Corona meets the real estate world

Erfurt Shops have to close, trade fairs are canceled, rows of office workers are ordered to their home offices, industrial production sites are shut down, thousands of people are sent in short-time work – it is becoming increasingly clear that the economic consequences will also affect the real estate world as a result of the […]

What the corona crisis means for inflation measurement

Frankfurt Where once there were toilet paper rolls, detergent packs or oatmeal, many consumers in Germany are facing the same picture these days: empty shelves. In the meantime, some shops are moving to rationing the maximum quantity for scarce articles to two to three per person in order to prevent hamster purchases. But while the […]

Bofrost is experiencing a boom in the corona crisis

Dusseldorf The Bofrost men have a lot to do these weeks. Since Ash Wednesday, when the first corona case in Germany became known, the demand for frozen food has exploded. The pre-orders in the Bofrost online shop alone have doubled compared to the same period last year. “Everywhere in Europe we feel a significant increase […]