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Karstadt enters curated shopping business

Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH is moving decisively towards becoming a successful omnichannel retailer and is entering the curated shopping business. In the middle of April, substantial assets of the Berlin style consultancy start-up Kisura were acquired and set up as an independent subsidiary. Since 2013, Kisura has been providing women’s fashion that has been put together… → further information

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Karstadt: first annual net profit in 12 years

10 percent of sales online in the next financial year. CEO Stephan Fanderl: “There will be several new store openings.” For the 2016/2017 financial year, Karstadt generated an annual net profit for the first time in twelve years. “We have therefore fulfilled our promise for the third year in succession”, explained Karstadt CEO Dr Stephan… → further information

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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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