BERLIN Adidas has been testing a store where shoppers can design a sweater, have a body scan to determine fit and get it knitted by a state-of-the-art machine within hours, as the German company looks at ways to respond more quickly to customer demands.
BERLIN Qatar's sovereign wealth fund took a stake in Rocket Internet's loss-making recipe and ingredients business HelloFresh in a December fundraising, the German company said on Thursday.
BERLIN Hugo Boss said on Thursday that improving its online business will be a top priority this year as the struggling German fashion house hopes to avoid another decline in sales and cement a recovery in China.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany The new boss of Adidas increased sales and profit targets on Wednesday, sending shares in the German sportswear firm to a record high as he pledged to keep investing heavily in the key U.S. market and do more to boost e-commerce sales. | Video
BERLIN Adidas is expected to redouble its U.S. efforts when Kaspar Rorsted spells out his strategy next week, potentially allowing the new CEO to set an ambitious profit margin target.
BERLIN Germany's Zalando announced the acquisition of streetwear retailer Kickz on Wednesday, bolstering its plans to shift from being a pure fashion e-commerce player to becoming a provider of logistics, technology and marketing to key brands.
BERLIN/STOCKHOLM Shares in Rocket Internet fell as much as 14 percent on Thursday after major investor Kinnevik sold half its stake in the German e-commerce company as the two increasingly becoming competitors.
British American Tobacco wants to double the number of countries where it sells vaping products this year and again in 2018, it said on Thursday, as it chases rivals Philip Morris International to grab a share of a growing market.
BERLIN Discount fashion business Primark could triple the size of its business in Germany despite new stores eating into sales at existing ones, the finance chief of parent company Associated British Foods said on Monday.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany Retro sneakers and endorsements by stars like Usain Bolt and Rihanna helped German sportswear firm Puma deliver strong sales growth in the fourth quarter and make a confident forecast for 2017 on Thursday.
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