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Emma Thomasson

Henkel still recovering after U.S. delivery problems

15 Nov 2018

BERLIN Henkel , owner of consumer brands including Persil detergent and Schwarzkopf shampoo, said it is still working to win back shelf space for its products in the United States after being hit by delivery problems early this year.

Hugo Boss seeks boost from speed, online and Asia

15 Nov 2018

BERLIN German fashion house Hugo Boss set new targets to accelerate sales growth and lift profitability on Thursday as it seeks to react faster to trends, expand in Asia and quadruple the size of its own online business by 2022.

Adidas slips in Europe as Stan Smiths, Superstars go out of fashion

07 Nov 2018

BERLIN Adidas cut its 2018 revenue forecast on Wednesday after third quarter sales fell in western Europe, where it was hit by changing fashions and Nike's gains in soccer. | Video

Ahold ups stakes in U.S. grocery war with mini-"robot supermarkets"

07 Nov 2018

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands/NEW YORK Grocery group Ahold Delhaize will roll out small, automated warehouses to speed order picking and cut delivery times, Reuters has learned, as it revamps its ecommerce business in response to rising competition in a fast-growing sector.

Adidas vergeigt das Heimspiel - "Zu langsam, zu teuer"

07 Nov 2018

München Adidas hat ausgerechnet auf seinem Heimatmarkt gepatzt.

RPT-FOCUS-Ahold ups stakes in US grocery war with mini-"robot supermarkets"

07 Nov 2018

* Supermarkets strive for market share as online shopping expands

FOCUS-Ahold ups stakes in US grocery war with mini-"robot supermarkets"

07 Nov 2018

* Supermarkets strive for market share as online shopping expands

RPT UPDATE 2-Zalando seeks to counter return problems, smaller orders as sales slow

06 Nov 2018

BERLIN, Nov 6 Zalando, Europe's biggest online only fashion retailer, is working to counteract a fall in average order size and to ensure more returned goods are resold after it reported the slowest sales growth since it was launched a decade ago.

Puma outlook jumps as basketball launch goes well

25 Oct 2018

BERLIN German sportswear firm Puma raised its outlook for full-year sales and operating profit on Thursday as it reported strong sales growth in the Americas and Asia and said its first basketball shoe in 20 years had been well received.

Primark sharpens ethical focus in bid for German customers

18 Oct 2018

BERLIN Primark, the fashion chain owned by Associated British Foods, has emphasised its commitment to environmental standards and safer working conditions as it fights for market share in discount-loving Germany and other countries.

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