Germans Warm to Social Shopping

A new study carried out by business magazine Wirtschaftswoche und pollsters YouGov suggests that people in the country are growing more enthusiastic about so-called social shopping.

US Food Delivery Service DoorDash Enters German Market

Cyclists delivering food have become an everyday feature of German life, but the young man pedaling around on his DoorDash bike on November 20 in Stuttgart was anything but an ordinary courier.

Insurtech Clark Hits Unicorn Status

An acquisition has given Germany its latest unicorn. Digital insurance broker Clark has taken over Internet information platform Finanzen Group, elevating its own valuation, according to the company itself, to over USD one billion.

Frankfurt to be Home for New Sustainability Board

The non-profit International Financial Reporting Standards Foundations (IFRS) says it is forming an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) in the German financial capital Frankfurt am Main.

Germany’s Growing Market for Meatless

The trend toward veganism and vegetarianism is creating tons of business opportunities for international companies with a presence in Germany. Watch our video!

Study Reveals German Online Shoppers‘ Habits

Germany is Europe’s largest market, and Germans have now well and truly discovered their love of e-commerce, but there are national preferences online retailers need to be aware of.

German Retail Going Digital But Wants More

Germany is increasingly exploiting the advantages of online shopping, but the journey is anything but over – that’s one of the conclusions drawn by a poll of 500 retailers and wholesalers by digital industry association bitkom.

Hero Buys Part of Gorillas in Food Delivery Deal

Delivery Hero, the self-proclaimed world-leading “quick commerce” company, has nibbled off an eight percent share of Gorillas. In return, the highly touted Berlin on-demand grocery start-up has received USD 235 million in fresh capital to take its Series C funding round, which also included China’s Tencent, to nearly USD one billion.

A Virtue of Necessity

With schools scrambling to teach children during Covid-19 lockdowns, teachers and parents discovered the value of educational technology. International companies are already finding a foothold in this rapidly growing market.

American Video Streaming Player Coming to Germany

US television aggregator Roku says it will be launching operations in the heart of Europe this fall. Its streaming players will offer content from German broadcasters along with Netflix, Amazon and Disney for the German market.