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.
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.
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.
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.
Hired laborers earn less through fair trade farming than conventional farming businesses, says a new report. The German fair trade organization Transfair, argues against this.
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