News & Reports

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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New board, new markets

Furniture Club
New board, new markets

The German furniture export initiative Furniture-Club has recently elected a new board of directors at its general meeting: The chairman of the board …

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Sales increased in the first quarter

Pfleiderer Group
Sales increased in the first quarter

The German Pfleiderer Group, the leading manufacturer of surface materials for the furniture and construction industry in Europe, reported a positive result …

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Uneven in the first quarter of 2018

German Furniture industry
Uneven in the first quarter of 2018

The economic results of the German furniture industry in the first quarter of 2018 show strong deviations in the individual segments of the industry. This …

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More space, more topics, added value

spoga+gafa 2018
More space, more topics, added value

The countdown is on: From 2 to 4 September 2018, the "green industry" will meet again at spoga + gafa in Cologne, the world's largest garden …

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Forces presence in Chinese market

Gaggenau
Forces presence in Chinese market

The German manufacturer of eletric appliances Gaggenau has opened a new flagship showroom in Chengdu, China. The showroom designed by the architectural firm …

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Personnel recruitment for foreign business

Kare Design
Personnel recruitment for foreign business

Carsten Pedersen (photo) is the new face in the America business at the German company Kare Design GmbH. Since the beginning of the year he has been …

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Invested in production expansion

Schüller
Invested in production expansion

As the German kitchen furniture manufacturer Schüller announced, the company is investing in a production expansion at the Herrieden (Germany) location …

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Participation in LivingKitchen 2019 confirmed

Nolte kitchens
Participation in LivingKitchen 2019 confirmed

During Eurocucina in Milan, for which Nolte Küchen takes a "positive balance", Managing Director Eckhard Wefing also officially confirmed his …

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VIP area for Bob Dylan and Anna Netrebko

Ruf beds
VIP area for Bob Dylan and Anna Netrebko

If Bob Dylan leaves his guitar on the left or the Rock band Status Quo gets very quiet, then everyone just takes a break - in the dressing rooms of the …

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Maik Fischer new Director of Interzum and ZOW

Cologne Fair
Maik Fischer new Director of Interzum and ZOW

Since April 1, Maik Fischer (photo) is the new director of Interzum and ZOW. He succeeds Matthias Pollmann, who took over the duties of Arne Petersen at …

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Wins Japanese dealer as a shareholder

Allmilmö
Wins Japanese dealer as a shareholder

The German kitchen furniture manufacturer Allmilmö has won the Japanese trading company Koizumi as a shareholder. The enterprise achieves by its …

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Jan Kurth becomes new Chief Executive

HDH/VDM
Jan Kurth becomes new Chief Executive

Jan Kurth will take over the management of the Association of the German Timber Industry (HDH) and the Association of the German Furniture Industry (VDM) on …

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