Christmasworld is the largest trade fair for Christmas articles in the world. In 2012 it attracted more than 31,000 visitors and was attended by some 900 exhibitors.
Germany has seen a considerable rise in the sale of fair-trade items aimed at helping producers in poorer nations get a better deal. But per-capita purchase volumes are relatively low.
The jury tasked with picking the best German-language novel of 2014 has unveiled a long list of its 20 favorite titles. The list will be narrowed to six finalists before a winner is announced in October.
Millions of people worldwide die each year as a result of work-related accidents and illnesses. But experts at a congress in Frankfurt think that number can be reduced to zero.
Fair trade coffee, sustainable furniture, carpets made without child labor - but what about your office equipment? Niclas Rydell, director of Sweden's TCO certification scheme for IT products, explains how it works.
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