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Explore potential with strategic partner

Hüls Group
Explore potential with strategic partner

The Hüls Group intends to actively promote the internationalization of the "Hülsta" umbrella brand, as the company informs. Paul …

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Sales down in the hot August

German home furniture industry
Sales down in the hot August

In August 2018, the third warmest month since records began, the German home furniture industry posted a decline of 5.4% compared to the same month of the …

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Weak August

German upholstered furniture industry
Weak August

As the Association of the German upholstered furniture industry announced, the turnover of the German upholstered furniture industry in August 2018 with …

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Turnover also increased in August

German kitchen furniture industry
Turnover also increased in August

The turnover of the German kitchen furniture industry also increased in August compared to the same month of the previous year (+ 2.60%). This is evident …

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Awarded three German Design Awards

Koinor
Awarded three German Design Awards

Artisanal perfection, innovative functions, competence for comfort and last but not least the unique and beautiful design convinced the jury: Sofa …

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Going for more furniture export

VDM
Going for more furniture export

Wednesday, 10 October, the kick-off meeting of the new Arbeitskreis Export took place in Cologne, with which the German Furniture Industry Association (VDM) …

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Michael Spadinger becomes Head of Global Sales

Neue Alno GmbH
Michael Spadinger becomes Head of Global Sales

Michael Spadinger (Photo) is now Head of Global Sales at Neue Alno GmbH. Spadinger comes from Nolte Küchen, where he served as export manager. Other …

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Daniel Dinkel takes over sales management for Benelux

W.Schillig
Daniel Dinkel takes over sales management for Benelux

As of 1 October, Daniel Dinkel (Photo), Sales Manager for Northern Germany, will assume additional responsibility for the established markets of Belgium, …

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Furniture

VDM
Furniture "Made in Germany" is in demand worldwide

Global demand for German-made furniture continues to increase. In the first half of 2018, German furniture exports increased by 2.2% to around 5.5 billion …

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Further expansion in Bulgaria

Kare
Further expansion in Bulgaria

Kare celebrated the opening of the third shop in Sofia. Last night Kare CEO Peter Schönhofen and Zvetomir Duskov, owners of all Kare shops in Sofia, …

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Official start of construction of the new plant

Häcker Küchen
Official start of construction of the new plant

With the groundbreaking ceremony, Häcker Küchen has now launched the "largest investment project in its history". The manufacturer is …

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Alfredo Häberli shows the

LivingKitchen
Alfredo Häberli shows the "kitchen of the future"

The event character of LivingKitchen will be further strengthened: the Cologne trade fair organizers have invited Swiss star designer Alfredo Häberli …

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Successful in-house exhibition with all brands

Musterring
Successful in-house exhibition with all brands

As part of the furniture mile, an association of leading furniture manufacturers in the living room, bedroom, dining room, hall, office, and …

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Strong exhibition achieves significant visitor growth of ten percent

Final report on Kind + Jugend 2018
Strong exhibition achieves significant visitor growth of ten percent

The growth trend of the Kind + Jugend, the world's most important fair for baby and children's equipment, continues impressively. With more than …

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Internationalization continues

Germania
Internationalization continues

Not only the German customer is becoming more international, but also the dismantled furniture manufacturer Germania. In order to do justice to the …

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Celebrates 70th anniversary

Himolla
Celebrates 70th anniversary

"We make upholstered furniture for people. Only the designs that stand up to our name and claim 'heavenly, chubby, pleasant' are produced, …

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Signed purchase agreement for Loddenkemper and Femira

Wiemann
Signed purchase agreement for Loddenkemper and Femira

The structured investor process for Loddenkemper and Femira was successfully concluded with a purchase agreement between Hüls AG & Co. KG and the …

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European press conference on imm colgne / LivingKitchen 2019
"New benchmark for trade fairs in the furnishing sector"

Koelnmesse held its European press conference for imm colgne / LivingKitchen 2019 in Madrid on 6th September this year and looked ahead to the trade fair …

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More visitors, more internationality

spoga+gafa 2018
More visitors, more internationality

Spoga + gafa closed its doors after three successful trade fair days with a visitor plus. The trends and theme worlds around the world of the garden brought …

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Strengthens marketing team

Maja Kasendorf
Strengthens marketing team

The German furniture manufacturer Maja Möbel expands its marketing and product management activities. Carina Schmidt takes over the management of the …

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Fifth shop in the Ukraine on the net

Kare
Fifth shop in the Ukraine on the net

At the opening of the now fifth Kare branch in the Ukraine, the people of Lviv showed that they love inspiring lifestyle. Ten years ago, the German supplier …

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Christian Maurer new Export Manager

Hülsta
Christian Maurer new Export Manager

The German furniture brand Hülsta underlines its commitment to foreign markets: with Christian Maurer, the company now has a new export manager on …

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Inspiration and information

Event programme of spoga+gafa
Inspiration and information

In addition to more than 2,100 exhibitors from over 60 countries, trade visitors to spoga+gafa from 2 to 4 September 2018 in Cologne can expect themed …

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Manfred van Ginkel becomes Export Manager

Nolte Küchen
Manfred van Ginkel becomes Export Manager

On August 1, 2018, Manfred van Ginkel (photo) will take over responsibility for Europe at Nolte Küchen as export manager. The kitchen furniture …

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Shows the life in the future

LivingKitchen 2019
Shows the life in the future

What is the kitchen design of tomorrow, how are food trends changing the technologies in the kitchen, and how smart can we connect cooking and consuming, …

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Decreasing sales in May

German home furniture industry
Decreasing sales in May

In addition to the German upholstered furniture and kitchen furniture industry, the German home furniture industry had to accept a mnus (-7.3%) in May of …

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Intensifies engagement in Belgium and the UK

Furniture Club
Intensifies engagement in Belgium and the UK

The furniture manufacturers of the Furniture Club - Made in Germany e.V. launched targeted activities in Belgium and agreed on further steps in the UK. Both …

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Design competition of the imm cologne and LivingKitchen starts

Pure Talents Contest 2019
Design competition of the imm cologne and LivingKitchen starts

After the 2018 anniversary event, which marked an international record attendance with 671 designers from 53 countries on the occasion of the 15th …

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Sixth shop in Japan

Kare
Sixth shop in Japan

The expansion of the German  company Kare in Japan continues. The next Kare shop has recently opened in Tokyo's Aoyama district. The new outlet is …

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More activities in Iran

Furniture Club
More activities in Iran

In Iran, planned or already under construction projects are continuing – despite the recent political developments,. This includes an enormous need …

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