Berlin's telecoms watchdog wants to raise the bar for operators of the next-generation cellular network. But potential bidders in next year's 5G auction are seething over the costs and even threatening lawsuits.
Retail and property magnate René Benko never finished high school, but has managed to accumulate a $4 billion fortune. Can his takeover of Kaufhof department stores save the sector from terminal decline?
What started as a tiny shop in Munich has expanded into a global fashion empire that’s perfectly positioned for the explosion in online retailing.
The looming sale raises the question of how many mobile phone networks Germany needs. The network agency seems happy with the current three, but competition regulators want more.
Irish-born Adaire Fox-Martin went from teacher to one of two women on the software company SAP’s nine-manned executive board.
Sales of luxury watches have steadied, but the industry’s flagship Baselworld fair is in decline and demand for smart wear is swelling. Makers are preparing for a new epoch.
Online retailer Zalando is one of Europe's greatest startup success stories. By fusing fashion, technology and logistics, the company is redefining what modern retail is and what it can become.
As unemployment falls and markets boom, financiers gathered for their annual talk fest in Switzerland worry that a good thing may have gone too far too fast.
The boss of Germany's biggest startup incubator tells Handelsblatt why 2017 was fruitful despite highly-publicized missed targets and setbacks.
Adidas, Europe’s largest sportswear manufacturer, grew its broadest product base ever after a change in leadership. Now the company is trying something new: customized shoes made by a 3D printer.