Munich Correspondent, Handelsblatt
Ignoring lucrative subsidies, Infineon chose Austria over China as the location to build a new €1.6 billion chip factory. The decision is partially motivated by fears about intellectual property theft.
Nov 12, 2018 in
Germany’s biggest chipmaker expects a big rise in revenue from specialized semiconductors used in electric cars and the renewable power sector. It’s building a new factory to cope with surging demand.
Oct 26, 2018 in
By reviving a GDR scooter and turning it into an electric retro moped, Govecs hopes to raise €60 million with a stock-market listing planned for next month.
Sep 24, 2018 in
Pro Sieben Sat.1 has just produced a paid-content Youtube series commissioned by Google. It’s part of a strategy to lessen its dependence on conventional TV advertising — and to square up to Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Sep 15, 2018 in
German sports brand Puma has signed deals to kit out three top European soccer clubs to catch up with bigger rivals Adidas and Nike. But Adidas could soon take revenge.
Aug 28, 2018 in
In a soccer giantkilling, a tiny sports company has replaced global behemoth Adidas as official match ball supplier to Germany's top league. It's just the kickstart Derbystar needed.
Aug 24, 2018 in
The US sporting goods maker Nike is taking on its German archrival as it dubs Berlin one of its global growth hubs.
Aug 07, 2018 in
Nike 1 – Adidas 0. Despite spending millions of dollars to be an official partner, Adidas has lost out to US arch-rival Nike in the battle of the sportswear sponsors at the soccer tournament.
Jul 11, 2018 in
Adidas, in competition with archrival Nike, is waging a vast and costly marketing campaign for the World Cup. With millions of balls and millions of shirts in stock, billions of euros are at stake.
Jun 12, 2018 in
With its sales and share price on the slide, Europe's largest electronics retailer has hatched a plan with a French rival to form an alliance against online sellers such as Amazon. But they face an uphill battle.
May 16, 2018 in
Adidas, Puma and Co. should now locate their production closer to the customers, says Handelsblatt’s Munich correspondent.
Apr 25, 2018 in
Intel is hoping that a new joint research center with BMW will help it tap into the growing autonomous vehicle market, while at the same time allow the two partners to set the industry standard.
Apr 13, 2018 in
Adidas and its CEO Rorsted is relying on massive online growth. Its new app has scored in the US and UK, but will it be enough to catch Nike?
Apr 03, 2018 in
Innovative US sports apparel producer Under Armour is struggling in its home market but enjoying huge growth in Europe and Asia. Should German rivals Adidas and Puma be worried?
Feb 14, 2018 in
Images of snow and sun from South Korea are driving shoppers to buy winter sports gear. It's welcome news for store owners, plagued by mild weather and falling sales.