Relief at last! This is the motto of the third baby&junior issue 2021. Many fashion fairs open their doors and Kind + Jugend also takes place as a "Special Edition" in september. In addition, we report on the fashion trends for spring and summer 2022 and devote ourselves to the extensive topic of initial outfitting. Our cover story also tells you all about Hauck's growth strategy with a new investor. The focus of our design stories is the "Easy Free" from popolini and our speciality store of the month this time is the SiKi Kinderladen in Recklinghausen. Exciting news from the industry, newcomers and tips for traders round off the current issue. Enjoy reading!