• Origins of a company dating back to 1806 are already special. If the company is a simple craft business with a worldwide reputation for excellence and has preserved its traditional qualities while transferring them gently to the modern industrial age, then it truly is a successful enterprise. All...

  • Visitors to the little Rotter Glas factory are immediately aware that something very special is being created here. The company represents the philosophy of open manufacture. The visitor gets to see not only the impressive showroom, but also has an opportunity to see the engravers at work, look over...

  • The original idea dates back 20 years – and was developed in Norderstedt in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. In 1997, digital printing was on everyone’s lips. Books on demand was the buzzword in those days and the Hamburg-based book wholesaler Libri was among the first to realize the potential of...

  • The shop, “Lunge – Der Laufladen“, near the station in Hamburg-Barmbek resembles sneaker shops all over the globe with Nike, adidas, Asics and other brands in bright colours and cool advertising everywhere. At first glance, most shoes seem to fit the pattern, but a closer look reveals their...

  • In 1806, pastry chef Johann Georg Niederegger decided to take over a local pastry shop in Lübeck. Born in Ulm, his decision to move to the old Hanseatic city of Lübeck was by no means coincidental. At the time, Lübeck was known for trading products from all over the world including almonds from the...

  • Heartland A/S, a holding company of Bestseller A/S, is investing USD 300 million in About You based on a company valuation of over USD 1 billion and pending the approval of competition authorities, according to a press release Thursday (July 19, 2018) by About You. The capital increase makes the...