German consumers were out in force over the Christmas period, with DIY store operator Praktiker and fashion house Gerry Weber adding to positive retail data when reporting strong sales in their home market.
Trade fair organiser Igedo is putting an end to CPD’s long history in order to bring to life its new trade show concept. Named The Gallery, the fair is set to launch in Berlin in January and then in Düsseldorf in July.
Hugo Boss has announced that Christoph Auhagen has been appointed as a member of the managing board, as Chief Brand Officer. He will be responsible for the development and product-relevant control of Hugo Boss' brands.