From a brewery, a watch dealer bankruptcy and more: In this collective article, our colleagues from CHIP present the most important consumer topics of the week.

Whether it’s Aldi, Lidl, Rewe or Kaufland: the supermarkets, discounters and drugstores are constant companions for most Germans – be it for large weekend shopping or for a quick snack during the lunch break. Product recalls or production stops are therefore very relevant for many. The same also applies to company insolvencies, important innovations at Sparkasse and Co. and changes for drivers. In this article we inform you about the most important innovations, changes and all other events that affect German consumers.

Around 136 years after it was founded, the traditional Friedenfels brewery finally had to shut down operations. You can find out the reasons for this and how the group should continue here.

After products worth several million euros were stolen a few days ago, the German startup Watchmaster has to file for bankruptcy.

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About three months after Görtz’s insolvency became known, the retailer has now confirmed that several branches have to be closed. It is not yet known which locations are affected.

The Federal Cartel Office has given the discounter Aldi and the Schwarz Group (Lidl, Kaufland) the green light to take over important German private label manufacturers.

Opel has started a strange-looking recall. Several e-car models are ordered into the workshop to check “compliance with emissions regulations”.

In 2023, the lights will go out for energy-saving lamps, at least in retail: from the end of February, the models with sockets that are still available will no longer be allowed to be manufactured. What consumers should consider:

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