Tag Archives: shopping

Kaufhof sold to Canadian Hudson’s Bay

Kaufhof is one of the rather large department store brands Berlin has. Chances are you have already been on one of the Kaufhof shops if you have visited Berlin. There is for example one rather large Kaufhof shop right at Alexanderplatz. Now Canadian Hudson’s Bay has just bought Kaufhof for 2.8 Billion Euro and told […]

Berlin’s Late Shops and Kiosks: sunday shopping re-thought

Currently an online petition makes its round through Berlins newspapers, Berlin blogs and social media. The initiator claims she wants to ‘save’ Berlin’s Late Shop and Kiosk Culture. But wait – is Berlin’s Late Shop and Kiosk Culture really in danger? Maybe not quite yet. But… As you might know already Berlin appears to be […]

Berlin Christmas Markets

It’s this time of the year, that not only christmas markets are popping up here and there and everyhwere, but also aticles and blog posts about christmas markets. Why? Because it’s this time of the year…:) In case you’re not aware of the german tradition of christmas markets, here’s a short intoduction: about a month […]

KaDeWe sold to Austrian Investor

The probably most famous Berlin department store KaDeWe is about to change its owner – again. Together with Hamburgs department store Alsterhaus and Munichs Oberpollinger as well as the sports shops of the Karstadt group the department store is sold to an investor from Austria. The previous owner/ investor Berggruen is selling these houses to […]