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Arcandor Sells Off Thomas Cook Travel Group

Creditor banks of the insolvent German retailer Arcandor have sold their stake in the travel firm Thomas Cook…

KPMG Hired to Find Escada Buyer

Consultancy KPMG has been hired to find buyers for the insolvent German luxury brand Escada AG, and will…

Arcandor Severance Package Evokes Outrage

Insolvency proceedings get under way for troubled German retail and travel conglomerate.

Bread & Butter’s Return Boosts Berlin

The return of mega streetwear fair Bread & Butter proved to be a boon for exhibitors as they saw an expanded…

Emerging Designers Set the Pace in Berlin

There was no doubting the energy pulsing through the city during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin last week.

Arcandor Still Waiting on State Aid Decision

German government officials said Monday they want more details about a possible merger between Arcandor and…

Kaufhof and Karstadt Plan Merger

Germany’s two largest department stores plan to join forces.

Hugo Boss Net Slips 2 Percent

First quarter sales off five percent, led by declines in wholesale.

Esprit Names Ronald Van der Vis as CEO

Former Pearle Europe chief Ronald Van der Vis to take over as Esprit.

Hilfiger Opens Its Largest European Store

Tommy Hilfiger unveiled its largest European store in the German city of Cologne.

Mustang Gets Aggressive on Expansion Plans

German denim label opened its largest store to date at the end of February in Frankfurt.

Polished Fashion Boosts Berlin

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin found German designer labels countering recessionary worries with an extra…

Bread & Butter Back to Berlin

Denim show to return to German capital

Counter Intuitive

Retailers who inhabit the gray area between shopping and playing are blurring the lines between customers and…

European Retailers Brace for Downturn

Department stores in Europe react more mildly than their American counterparts to financial crisis.