Short-time work also at goebel

The company goebel porzellan, formerly located in rodental and today in bad staffelstein, is one of europe’s most important suppliers of high-quality, artistic home accessories for a stylish home. Since 18. Since the german non-supply-relevant retail sector is closed – this also affects the goebel factory outlets in rodental and selb – and further epidemic-related demand shortfalls are therefore to be expected, the company’s management has decided to make use of the option of short-time working and to adjust the company’s performance to the demand, according to a company statement. A large proportion of the 80 employees will be affected. The supply of goods to traders and consumers is ensured, as is the maintenance of the company’s basic functions.

In this regard, the year 2020 has started very well with increasing orders and a very good response to the company’s assortment policy during the consumer goods trade fair ambiente in early february. The spread of the coronavirus in many european and ubereuropean markets has led to a noticeable drop in demand for upscale consumer goods in the furnishings sector. Markets such as china, italy, austria, spain or france had almost completely collapsed; in germany, too, demand in bricks-and-mortar retail had fallen drastically, whereas online retailers and mail order companies had recorded rising sales volumes – as had direct online retail business.

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