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BackWerk cooperates with LeBuffet

There is movement in the German restaurant landscape: BackWerk Management GmbH is entering into a partnership with LeBuffet Restaurant&Café GmbH. With almost 350 BackWerk stores in Europe and 72 LeBuffet restaurants in Germany, two established names in the sector are cooperating. On 1 February, LeBuffet opened the first BackWerk in the Karstadt department store in… → further information

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Karstadt strengthens its management team: new managers for the digital agenda

“The goal is to become one of the most successful omni-channel retailers in Germany”. Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH is moving decisively forward with its development into a connected marketplace and is strengthening its management with proven omni-channel experts. Karstadt CEO Dr Stephan Fanderl explains: “Over the past three years, Karstadt has developed at high speed. The… → further information

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Karstadt Warenhaus strengthens leadership team

Karstadt Warenhaus is pleased to announce the appointment of Claudia Reinery as COO As of 1 September 2017, Karstadt Warenhaus will strengthen its leadership team with Claudia Reinery. As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Reinery will become a member of the management board alongside CEO Dr Stephan Fanderl and CFO and Director of Labour Relations Miguel… → further information

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“The Marketplace of Tomorrow”: Karstadt and SIGNA acquire majority stake in the booming online marketplace Hood.de

Major step for Karstadt toward the digital marketplace – Karstadt.de will be open for third parties With 5 million items on offer and 7 million customers, Hood.de is one of the strongest growing marketplaces in Germany Karstadt.de receives a technology and innovation boost and drives digital development forward Establishment of Karstadt Marktplatz GmbH Zürich/Essen, 14… → further information

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Karstadt further develops department store to marketplace business model

Start of a cooperation with El Corte Inglés Parallel start of an off-price model in Karstadt stores Karstadt CEO Dr Stephan Fanderl presented the further development of the department store into a marketplace to 500 guests from Europe and the Far East at Karstadt’s supplier conference in Essen. “The department store is the only physical… → further information

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