The German Retail Industry & Consumer Rights

When it comes to the big legal questions concerning the realities of the German retail industry, and in contending with consumer rights, Schlun & Elseven is the ideal ally to have at your side. With our expertise in a wide range of legal fields, as well as with working alongside diverse international clients, and on numerous business projects, we present ourselves as the perfect legal partner to help you grow and optimize your business.

In our modern age of increased globalization and digitization, it is vital for companies, CEOs and entrepreneurs to exploit the many new opportunities available to them. If done correctly, they will not only increase their share in their current market but they will also open up their horizons and expand to new markets.

Challenges in the Modern Retail Environment

There are of course challenges in this pursuit; such as: competitive pressure, the anonymization of the market and raised customer expectations due to the dynamics of a global marketplace. This is why it is of utmost importance to arm yourself with the legal backing you need to face these threats and continue in your pursuit of commercial success.

To contend with these challenges it is of the utmost importance to implement innovative sales methods, make use of progressive handling of e-Commerce and implement cutting-edge marketing strategies. These steps are key, regardless of whether your company works online, offline or with a mixed approach. Making proper use of omnichannel management will not only improve the day-to-day running of your business but will also increase customer-interactions and streamline your logistical processes. Together, these actions will provide your business with a huge boost.

In whatever way you and your company deem appropriate to conduct your business affairs, our lawyers and legal team will be by your side to provide you with the industry-specific solutions you need to grow your business.

Retail & Consumer Rights – German Law Services

The multidisciplinary team of Schlun & Elseven provides service to clients in all areas concerning commercial goods. Our services include, and are not limited, to: sales, marketing, advertising and contract law. We provide legal advice and support in the areas of German retail and consumer rights on the following matters:

  • Consumer Law
  • Intellectual property (IP), patents, trademark protection
  • E-Commerce
  • Employment and Company Law
  • Data protection
  • Dispute resolution

Content Overview

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Practice Group for the German Retail Industry

Lawyer for German Extradition Law & Interpol: Aykut Elseven

Aykut Elseven

Jens Schmidt - Lawyer

Jens Schmidt

Lawyer for German Retail & Consumer Rights: Simon Krämer, LL.M.

Simon Krämer LL.M.

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