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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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NAVYBOOT new at Karstadt: Cooperation for shoes and accessories

Karstadt and the Swiss brand NAVYBOOT are to cooperate. Already in late summer, new shops of the shoe and accessories provider are opening in six Karstadt department stores in total. The start will be made at the end of the July with the stores Berlin Steglitz Schloßstraße and Dresden. The shop openings in the stores… → further information

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“New chapter in Karstadt’s history” First new Karstadt department store in over 30 years

At the redeveloped Tegel Center in Berlin, Karstadt will open a new department store by 2018 at the latest. A long-term lease for this future branch was concluded with HGHI Holding GmbH. The new branch will be situated in a prime location that is very popular with customers and well connected to U-Bahn and S-Bahn… → further information

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Karstadt enhances purchasing clout

“Integrated procurement areas gaining responsibility” As part of its ongoing successful restructuring, Karstadt is enhancing its purchasing clout by significantly strengthening the competence of its key product areas. As Jörg Peter Schmiddem, Chief Merchandise Officer of Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH, says: “Having become much more efficient in the past 12 months and gained considerably greater proximity… → further information

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Karstadt sends signal in sustainability: nationwide introduction of reusable shopping bags from May 2016

From May 2016, Karstadt will introduce reusable shopping bags in all department stores. In this way, it is sending an industry-wide signal for more sustainability and making a contribution to the prevention of waste. “We made a conscious decision in favour of reusable shopping bags and are making a big step towards sustainability with the… → further information

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