Shri Umer Hameed is the new Chairman of CEPC
The Indian Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) has a new Chairman. Shri Umer Hameed – till then 2nd Vice Chairman of CEPC – has already taken over the office on 18 June 2021.
Faradj & Homayoun Farhadian B2B webshop launched
The Hamburg-based company Faradj & Homayoun Farhadian has recently launched its B2B webshop (www.farhadian-shop.com). From now on, customers from the retail trade can view and select Farhadian collections here. Various filters help with pre-sorting: by size, colour, pattern, type of manufacture or provenance.
"Cover New Ground" is the lead theme of Domotex 2022
The lead theme of Domotex 2022 (13 to 16 January) puts health and wellbeing, naturalness and sustainability on centre stage and is intended to provide a fresh perspective on the world of carpets and floor coverings. "Cover New Ground" is also meant as an invitation to take a new perspective on the central spatial element of flooring – with new areas of application, trends and innovations.
HDE: Best consumer sentiment in two years
According to a survey by the German Retail Association (HDE), consumer sentiment in Germany continues to improve in July, continuing the positive trend of the past four months. The association cites the low incidence rates and the easing of the Corona measures as reasons.
Kika/Leiner: Gütebier contract extended early
In the third year of restructuring, the formerly ailing Kika/Leiner group is in a very healthy position; now CEO Reinhold Gütebier and managing directors Darius Kauthe and Oliver Müther have prematurely extended their contracts by three years, as is reported by the news portal Niederösterreichische Nachrichten.
Kika/Leiner reaches all its objectives and celebrates new opening
The Austrian furniture store chain Kika/Leiner has so far "fully achieved all planned objectives" in the current financial year (start: 1 October 2020) despite several lockdowns – this was announced by CEO Reinhold Gütebier at a press conference in St. Pölten.
Stephan Leupoldt deceased
The industry loses a dedicated trade expert: Stephan Leupoldt died in Munich on 10 June after a serious illness at the age of 56.
Home24 elects new supervisory board
The Berlin-based e-commerce company Home24 has elected a new supervisory board. At the annual general meeting, CEO Marc Appelhoff announced an expansion of Home24's product ranges.
Mömax: new store in Koblenz
Austrian furniture discounter Mömax has opened a new store – in Koblenz, on 6,500 m2
. Mömax is part of the XXXLutz Group and currently operates 87 furniture stores in eight European countries; 44 of them are in Germany.