Cathrin Schaer

Retail

Signa Group Unveil Plans for Retail Project in Berlin

The 450 million-euro project flies in the face of retail trends that have seen department stores shrinking or shuttered.

clock March 12, 2019Cathrin Schaer

A huge pile of cotton at the cotton ginners in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Markets

Kering, PVH, Zalando in Organic Cotton Project

A European project using blockchain technology wants to help find an answer to organic cotton’s “integrity problem.”

clock March 5, 2019Cathrin Schaer

The Bonprix digital store in Hamburg.

Retail

EXPERIENCE MATTERS: Hamburg’s Bonprix Takes Retail Tech to a New Zenith

The German fashion e-tailer’s pilot store blends technology with real-life shopping.

clock February 13, 2019Cathrin Schaer

Financial

Gerry Weber Files for Insolvency as Apparel Sales in Germany Weaken

One of the country’s biggest middle-market brands, it faces a host of challenges.

clock January 28, 2019Cathrin Schaer

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 15: A general view at the Group Presentation during 'Der Berliner Salon' Autumn/Winter 2019 at St. Elisabethkirche and Villa Elisabeth on January 15, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Der Berliner Salon)

Fashion Features

Germany’s Fashion Industry at Crossroads

Berlin Fashion Week was a testament to the German fashion industry’s search for direction.

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Bernhard Willhelm at Berlin Fashion Week.

Designer and Luxury

German Designers Start Creative-led Industry Association

Inspired by similar French and American federations, the German Fashion Designers Federation wants the world to take locally designed clothing as seriously as it takes German cars.

clock January 11, 2019Cathrin Schaer

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Fake Tom Ford Quote on Melania Trump: What the Designer told WWD

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