Cartel authorities give approval:  Emma – The Sleep Company joins Haniel Group

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Emma - The Sleep Company, 07/02/2020

Cartel authorities give approval: Emma – The Sleep Company joins Haniel Group

Frankfurt/Germany, July 2nd, 2020 – Cartel authorities have approved the cooperation agreed in April by Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH (Haniel) and Emma – The Sleep Company (Emma). Accordingly, Haniel holds a 50.1 percent stake in Emma since 1 July 2020. Manuel Müller and Dr. Dennis Schmoltzi, founders and CEOs of Emma, hold the remaining […]

Emma - The Sleep Company, 06/08/2020

Emma – The Sleep Company increases sales target for 2020

One millionth Emma mattress sold  Emma mattresses proven test winners in ten European countries  Emma and John Lewis continue successful partnership  Emma increases sales target for 2020 by 20 per cent to 240 million euros despite corona pandemic  Santosh Marrivagu new Country Manager for UK and Ireland  Frankfurt/Germany, June 8th, 2020 – Last Friday saw a new high in Frankfurt – not on the […]

Emma - The Sleep Company, 04/06/2020

Another milestone in the transformation process: Emma becomes part of Haniel Group

Haniel acquires 50.1% of Europe’s fastest-growing bed-in-a-box brand    Duisburg, April 6th, 2020. On April 3rd, 2020, Franz B & Cie. GmbH (Haniel) has signed an agreement to acquire 50.1 percent of Emma – The Sleep Company (Bettzeit GmbH). Its two founders, Manuel Müller und Dr. Dennis Schmoltzi, will each retain a 24.95 percent stake in the company and will continue to drive Emma’s international expansion as active CEOs. With the acquisition of Emma, Haniel will determinedly […]

Emma - The Sleep Company, 03/23/2020

The Influence of Sleep on a Functional Immune System

In an interview with Dr. Verena Senn, Neurobiologist and Sleep Expert at Emma – The Sleep Company  Frankfurt, March 23, 2020. Whenever a flu wave is just around the corner, health tips start piling up. The given advice to sleep a lot is a popular and extremely effective option. However, Sars-CoV-2 (“Corona virus”) is not a flu–pathogen, but a different Virus strain. How sleep helps the immune system ward off viruses or mitigate their effects is exposed in detail by Dr. Verena Senn, a Neurobiologist and Sleep Expert at Emma – The Sleep Company.  Why […]

Emma - The Sleep Company, 01/22/2020

Record year for Emma: sales up 86 percent to 150 million euros in 2019

Annual turnover increased by 86 percent to 150 million euros  High corporate growth driven by cash flow; two complete fiscal years showing profitability (EBIT)       Large share of sales outside the home market      Growth of Emma from 200 to over 300 people              D2C mattress brand Emma online in 21 countries worldwide    Frankfurt, January 22, 2020. Emma – The Sleep […]

Emma - The Sleep Company, 12/12/2019

Black Friday weekend: Emma Mattress sold one mattress every 8 seconds with a turnover of EUR 9 million

Frankfurt / London, 12 December 2019. Emma, one of the leading bed-in-a-box providers in Europe, reports a very successful Black Friday campaign. From 29 November to 2 December, Emma generated sales of EUR 9 million across all markets. This represents a year-over-year growth of 80 per cent (Black Friday weekend 2018: EUR 5 million). During peak hours, one Emma […]