Morning Briefing: Showdown in Weißrussland

Good morning dear readers, sometimes people don’t want to talk about the big questions in the world, they just want to celebrate a tribal festival. … Read more

Corona: Insolvency administrators warn of zombie companies

Berlin, Düsseldorf Germany’s insolvency administrators vehemently warn against further suspending the obligation to file for company bankruptcies. “For a short time, the suspension of the … Read more

How department stores are breathed new life

Düsseldorf, Erfurt The summer of 2020 started with a shock for almost 5000 employees of Karstadt and Kaufhof: 56 branches, a third of all locations, … Read more

Fashion group Esprit wants to close every second branch in Germany

Remains of an Esprit logo Numerous fashion chains suffer from fierce competition from online retailers from Amazon to Zalando. (Photo: dpa) Düsseldorf The ailing fashion … Read more