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Store Profile: Planet Prestige

Planet Prestige is an online store for premium and niche beauty which was founded in December 2012. So far so good. But, and that is the unusual twist, unlike most online retailers the company has also opened a perfumery here in Berlin. Yes, a proper bricks-and-mortar store.

According to current EU legislation you can only sell cosmetics online if you also have at least one real store, so most online retailers have a street address somewhere to satisfy the requirements and that’s it. The Planet Prestige store on Oranienburger Straße 27, however, is a very stylish stand-alone store. It is also my current Mintel article topic. Continue reading

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Market: Voodoo Market in June 2013, Friedrichshain

Over the past few years I’ve come across quite a few Voodoo Market posters (it takes place every once in a while – twice a year or something like that?) It’s an arts/crafts/vintage/designer market, check it out here: http://voodoomarket.wordpress.com/. The next Voodoo Market (organised in cooperation with Hamburg-based Mädelsflohmarkt ) will take place on Saturday, 8th June 2013 from 1pm to 8pm at Urban Spree (another location I’ve been meaning to visit!) and I fully intend to go this time!

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