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In addition to jewelry and accessories, brands4friends.de offers lifestyle products, clothing and shoes from currently around 400 brands. In addition, members will find also products in the fields of beauty & cosmetics and home & living. About brands4friends.de brands4friends.de is Germany’s leading online shopping Club with currently over two million registered Club members with an average age of 32 years. Nearly two years after the launch brands4friends.de with up to 10,000 new members is one of the fastest growing E-commerce communities worldwide. Around 50% of new members come across viral recommendation to brands4friends.de. The shopping Club sold exclusively to members original products from renowned fashion and lifestyle brands at reduced prices. In daily, limited actions, brands4friends.de offers articles from about 400 manufacturers, including many current collections from over stocks and “off season” material and Special Collections. brands4friends.de is around since September 2007 online and busy at the location Berlin-Mitte 200 employees.
Founder and Managing Director are Christian Heitmeyer (CEO) and Constantin Bisanz. Other founders are Nicolas Speeck and Mario Zimmermann. Partech International are among the investors, mangrove capital partners and Holtzbrinck Ventures. Private sale GmbH-powered company was compared with the vision award at the Congress visions: people. Media. Marketing. and awarded the innovation prize of the jury online-shop of the year 2008 by the mail order Congress. Furthermore, brands4friends.de is been awarded 2008 the online star to the INTERNET WORLD business idea 2008.
The makers of brands4friends.de were awarded in November 2008 the German entrepreneur award, awarded by the Harvard Business School Association of Germany. brands4friends.de has been awarded this year to the ComputerBild test winner (Note: well, Edition 10/2009) and became the only online shopping Club for fashion & lifestyle the trusted shops seal of approval. Brands4friends.de finalist entrepreneur of the year 2009 competition’s team was currently “of Ernst & Young.