Tuesday, 8 August 2017

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 Müllenbach.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

“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

Thursday, 18 May 2017

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 marketplace in the city,” explained Fanderl. “This offers the opportunity both for brick-and-mortar and for online-only concepts to come onto the shop floor with us.” Fanderl has agreed an extensive first partnership with the El Corte Inglés subsidiary Sfera. In parallel, an off-price concept will be launched in Karstadt stores.