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5 common mistakes on Instagram 

in Business/Society
Instagram workshop
Francis Müller and Edwin Schmierer at Instagram workshop. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

As LeipGlo spruces up its own Instagram account, here are some helpful tips for how to gain more followers and increase your engagement on the platform, if you’re trying to channel it into growing your own business.

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Store of the future: popping up and tearing down

in Business/Society/What's on
Retail design hackathon
Public domain photo

Have you got what it takes to design “the store of the future” at the local mall – and perhaps help save the floundering offline retail industry?

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Meet Code Camp Leipzig’s crop of bright students

in Business/Community
Irakli Shubitidze, one of the bright students at Code Camp Leipzig
Irakli Shubitidze, one of the students at Code Camp Leipzig. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Harvey)

Code Camp Leipzig is preparing to kick off its first classes on Monday 23 Sept. You can meet the students, and hear from the companies hiring some of them, at the launch party that same evening. Includes free pizza, beer, and some LeipGlo on the menu.

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Opinion: Karstadt and the other side of “gentrification”

in Business/Opinion/Society
Karstadt Leipzig
Leipzig Karstadt shortly before it closed. (Photo: Maximilian Georg)

Could the demise of the Leipzig Karstadt have been avoided? And does it matter in the current market? A pragmatic view from one of our columnists.

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Saxony Elects: encouraging startup spirit and diversity

in Business/Politics
Saxony Elects audience
Audience at the "Saxony Elects" debate, Leipzig, 12 August 2019. (Photo: ARBEIT UND LEBEN Sachsen e.V.)

A review of the Saxon election candidates’ debate earlier this week at Basislager Coworking, focusing on entrepreneurship and inclusion of foreigners.

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Reudnitz and Leipzig West gain package-free stores

in Business/Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig
Package-free store opens in Reudnitz
Photo: Locker und Lose

Environmentally savvy female entrepreneurs have respectively crowd-funded two new stores in Leipzig that seek to eliminate packaging, and one more is in the works, for a total of four in the city.

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