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Increases its turnover again

Häcker Küchen
Increases its turnover again

In the financial year 2018, Häcker Kitchens achieved sales growth of 9% to 602 million euros (2017: 553 million euros). With this strong result, the …

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Rotpunkt Küchen
"More space for more growth"

Rotpunkt Küchen expands its property by 30% through an additional purchase. "A further enlargement has been planned for a long time. Last …

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New leadership for the UK market

Häcker Küchen
New leadership for the UK market

At the end of January, Jamie Schneider (photo) will be responsible for Häcker Küchen GmbH as new Sales Director UK. With Schneider, the kitchen …

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Market entry in South Africa

Kare Design
Market entry in South Africa

On the list of countries with franchise partners, Kare Design now also has South Africa with a first shop in the metropolis of Johannesburg. Soon after …

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Future-oriented realignment

Rauch
Future-oriented realignment

Rauch is currently revising its production structure as part of a forward-looking strategic alignment, optimizing it across all sites and, in this context, …

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Future secured for the time being

Kettler
Future secured for the time being

Lafayette Mittelstand Capital, an investment company specializing in medium-sized companies, will take over the assets of leisure-time manufacturer Kettler …

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Interprint is for sale

Wrede Industrieholding
Interprint is for sale

Wrede Industrieholding is looking for a takeover partner for the business division "Decorative Surfaces", Interprint. Thomas Wrede, Chairman of …

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A premiere - German Design Award for highly functional bedding

Stendebach
A premiere - German Design Award for highly functional bedding

Pillows and comforters do not come to mind first when we think of innovative design. And yet, with "S-Loft", a bedding collection manages to be …

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For the first time at the imm cologne

Stern
For the first time at the imm cologne

The imm cologne announces an interesting new addition. For the first time, the well-known outdoor specialist Stern participates in the fair. The company …

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Restart for premium brand

Ewald Schillig Brand
Restart for premium brand

The German family business Ewald Schillig Brand and the Dutch sofa manufacturer Easysofa founded ES Brand GmbH. Under the new name, the premium brand Ewald …

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More than 1,800 exhibitors expected

Interzum 2019
More than 1,800 exhibitors expected

The bar for the Interzum 2019 is high. But the team around Matthias Pollmann and Maik Fischer expects to add another chapter to the "Success Story …

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Final Report Orgatec 2018
"International, emotional, creative"

Last Saturday, October 27, Orgatec came to an end after five days - and Koelnmesse's trade fair organizers are more than satisfied in their official …

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Retail Boulevard shows new trading concepts

Christmasworld / Floradecora
Retail Boulevard shows new trading concepts

Discover new retail concepts: From 25 to 29 January 2019, the Retail Boulevard at Galleria 0 at Floradecora at Christmasworld will be an innovative source …

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Premiere for the idd shanghai

Koelnmesse creates export platform in China
Premiere for the idd shanghai

For the first time, the imm cologne is organizing interior design days shanghai from 22 to 24 November 2018 (idd shanghai). For years, China has been one of …

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Present in Cologne and Löhne in 2019

Zeyko
Present in Cologne and Löhne in 2019

After Zeyko has found no suitable exhibition space for participation in the Küchenmeile and its accompanying events this year, the kitchen furniture …

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Visionary stagings for the floor

Domotex 2019
Visionary stagings for the floor

The preparations for the Domotex 2019, which takes place from 11 to 14 January in Hanover, are in full swing. In September, the expert jury of the …

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For the first time at the Orgatec 2018

Decker
For the first time at the Orgatec 2018

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in the design of offices. The furniture works A. Decker from Borgentreich in the district of Höxter …

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Successful course also continued in the first half of 2018

Bene
Successful course also continued in the first half of 2018

The Austrian office furniture specialist Bene was able to dynamically continue the very good development of the previous year in the first half of 2018. …

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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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