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Guest Post Germany's best furniture manufacturers 2020

Willi Schillig Polstermöbelwerke GmbH & Co. KG
Germany's best furniture manufacturers 2020

Already for the third time Deutschland Test together with the business magazine FOCUS MONEY and Institut for management and economic research (IMWF) …

Petition for Tendence and Nordstil 2020

Messe Frankfurt
Petition for Tendence and Nordstil 2020

Frankfurt/Main. Open letter to the consumer goods industry by Stephan Kurzawski, Senior Vice President and Philipp Ferger, Group Show Director:

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Trend Council sets down guiding principles 21/22

Heimtextil
Trend Council sets down guiding principles 21/22

Never has looking into the future been of as much interest as it is at present. The corona crisis is changing our future with huge societal and economic …

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90 per cent of the exhibition space already filled

Ambiente 2021
90 per cent of the exhibition space already filled

Frankfurt/Main. The coronavirus lockdown is an extraordinary situation for Germany and the whole world. This is what makes looking into the future so important: 90 percent of the exhibition space of Ambiente is already filled. F

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Positive signal: over 670 registrations for Christmasworld 2021

Christmasworld
Positive signal: over 670 registrations for Christmasworld 2021

Frankfurt/Main. Despite coronavirus and the emergency situation world-wide, by now more than 670 exhibitors have decided to attend Christmasworld in Frankfurt am Main from 29 January to 2 February 2021.

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Production continues now

Häcker Küchen
Production continues now

Rödinghausen. Command back: After the German kitchen manufacturer Häcker Küchen announced the suspension of production last week, the company announces today: …

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Site planning will be further optimized

Interzum 2021
Site planning will be further optimized

Cologne. The world is moving more than ever in view of the current situation, but it is certain that there will also be a business after the crisis. Measuring will …

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What to do now

The German furniture industry in the Corona crisis
What to do now

Michael Stiehl (photo), President-in-Office of the Association of the German Furniture Industry (VDM), calls for partnership-based action and solidarity in …

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Change in product development

Baumann Group
Change in product development

Löhne. The Baumann Group changing the product development for the entire kitchen range to a two-year cycle. Originally planned for 2021, the management decided …

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Tendence 2020 cancelled

Corona Pandemic
Tendence 2020 cancelled

Frankfurt/Main. In response to the worsening situation concerning the coronavirus pandemic and in view of the current challenges facing German and European retailers, …

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Chinese partner takes over completely

SieMatic
Chinese partner takes over completely

The Nison Group, the Chinese majority owner of the German kitchen manufacturer SieMatic since 2017, has fully taken over the shares of the co-owners Ulrich …

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Stable business in 2019

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
Stable business in 2019

Despite major challenges, the German electrical appliances manufacturer BSH Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH) was able to maintain its position as one of the …

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Production suspended

Häcker Küchen
Production suspended

The German kitchen manufcturer Häcker Küchen GmbH & Co. KG will suspend all production until April 19. “We produce each customer …

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spoga + gafa 2020
"The current situation always in view"

Although still six months away, the preparations for the spoga + gafa fair in Cologne taking place in September are in full swing. The largest garden fair …

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Successful launch for HoReCa hall

Ambiente 2020
Successful launch for HoReCa hall

Frankfurt/Main. For the first time, Ambiente has opened a dedicated hall for the hotel, restaurant and catering industry, increasing this year its total number of HoReCa exhibitors to around 650.

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Furniture exports are increasing

Furniture exports are increasing

Sales of German furniture abroad developed positively last year with an increase in exports of 2.1 percent. Imports remained relatively stable at the …

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Over 800 global leads in five days

Nextrade at Ambiente 2020
Over 800 global leads in five days

Frankfurt/Main. With over 800 high-quality leads from across the entire world, the digital B2B marketplace Nextrade has achieved an international breakthrough at Ambiente 2020.

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The ideas at Christmasworld 2020 inspire the retail trade

Christmasworld
The ideas at Christmasworld 2020 inspire the retail trade

Frankfurt/Main. The challenges for the future are growing: in the retail trade, it is all about remaining competitive.

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Impacted by coronavirus and Ciara

Ambiente 2020
Impacted by coronavirus and Ciara

Frankfurt/Main. Trends, new products and international business – these are traditionally at the focus of Ambiente in Frankfurt, which took place from 7 to 11 February 2020.

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Sustainability and high value dominated at Heimtextil 2020

Heimtextil
Sustainability and high value dominated at Heimtextil 2020

The 50th edition of Heimtextil provided strong stimulus for the new furnishings season. 63,000 visitors came to get information on the major issues for the …

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Lifestyle trends and worlds of inspiration

Tendence 2020
Lifestyle trends and worlds of inspiration

Frankfurt/Main. Buyers at Tendence in Frankfurt can look forward to unusual ideas and lifestyle and trend products – all related to interior design, gifts and home accessories.

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Fulfils “coming home for business” promise across the board

Christmasworld
Fulfils “coming home for business” promise across the board

Frankfurt/Main. The Frankfurt consumer goods fairs Christmasworld, Paperworld, and Creativeworld launched the new business season with relevant industry topics.

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Premium business programme – new ideas, impulses, inspirations

Christmasworld
Premium business programme – new ideas, impulses, inspirations

Frankfurt/Main. The Premium business programme on the subject of ‘Urban Regeneration for Cities and the Retail Trade’ at Christmasworld 2020 provided a setting for information, inspiration and discussions.

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Frankfurt trade fair trio makes for an optimistic outlook

Christmasworld
Frankfurt trade fair trio makes for an optimistic outlook

Frankfurt/Main. The Frankfurt consumer goods fairs Christmasworld, Paperworld, and Creativeworld have started the new business season with relevant industry topics.

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Guest Post W.SCHILLIG was awarded the audience award 2020

Willi Schillig Polstermöbelwerke GmbH & Co. KG
W.SCHILLIG was awarded the audience award 2020

On 23 January 2020, the German Excellence Prize was awarded for the third time in Berlin. The German Institute for Service Quality (DISQ), the DUB UNTERNEHMER magazine and the news channel n-tv award the prize for outstanding achievements of renowned companies, start-ups and agencies. Excellent products, services and campaigns are awarded. W.SCHILLIG received the coveted audience award in the Digital Services & Tools category for its 3D upholstered furniture configurator.

imm cologne
"broad, varied product show"

Cologne. The imm cologne starts next Monday, January 13th. Gerald Böse, CEO of Koelnmesse, gave an outlook on the seven-day event at the business press …

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Trend outlook for imm cologne

VDM
Trend outlook for imm cologne

Cologne. We live better than ever before, pay attention to sustainability and let ourselves be inspired by well thought-out living concepts: The VDM at imm cologne …

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Now also available online

Fair Guide 2020
Now also available online

With the MÖBELMARKT international trade fair guide, we are again offering guidance and planning aid in 2020 to make it easier for you to navigate …

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Get into the future field of

Miele
Get into the future field of "vertical farming"

Miele takes over the business operations of the Munich-based newcomer Agrilution and thus enters the future field of "vertical farming". This is …

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Recertified as a

Paidi
Recertified as a "Climate neutral manufacturer"

Fürth/Hafenlohr. The German children's furniture manufacturer Paidi has been successfully recertified by the Deutsche Gütegemeinschaft Möbel (DGM) as a …

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