1. What is NEXTRADE?

NEXTRADE is the digital B2B market place for suppliers and retailers in the home and living business. NEXTRADE is a uniform, digital order and data-management service for suppliers and retailers in just one system.

2. What advantages has NEXTRADE to offer?

NEXTRADE has the advantage that suppliers and retailers digitally use one system, in which orders can be made at any time of the day and night and current and new customers can be served. NEXTRADE further offers suppliers a facility enabling buyers to experience brands and products in an immediate way, using pictures and information. Each supplier has its own shop within NEXTRADE and the supplier decides who will have access to its shop. Retailers can search for products in a simple way, and the system offers simple, digital and convenient product-range management across all top suppliers. In addition retailers will find all pictures and information relating to the products ordered ready to download for marketing purposes.

3. Where can I get further information about NEXTRADE?

You can find information at or

Daniel Zander ( Telephone: +49 211 54 23 24 30

Andre Schmidt ( Telephone: +49 211 54 23 24 27

Nicolaus Gedat ( Telephone: +49 211 54 23 24 33

Philipp Ferger (

4. How can I register for NEXTRADE?

If you wish to register for the NEXTRADE market place, please use the form on the website or contact us via:

Tel.: +49 211 54 23 24 25
Fax.: +49 211 54 23 24 26
e-mail: (

5. When does NEXTRADE start?

The NEXTRADE market place will start in the second half of 2019.

Who runs NEXTRADE?

The operator is nmedia GmbH, Düsseldorf.

7. What role does Messe Frankfurt play?

Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH is a shareholder in nmedia GmbH. Messe Frankfurt acts as NEXTRADE's sales and marketing partner.

8. In which countries does NEXTRADE operate?

NEXTRADE is operating initially in Germany and Europe. But there is no regional restriction to the service, which will be supplied digitally in German and English.

9. What will NEXTRADE cost?

For a manufacturer: € 600 fixed annual charge and a sales-related commission to the orders received via the system. These costs will be 1.5% sales commission for nmedia's EDI suppliers and 2.5% sales commission for all others.

For retailers: Nothing.

10. Can anyone register for the platform and order there?

Any retailer (NOT private individuals) can register there. Whether a retailer can order from a supplier or not will be decided by the supplier itself, which will then activate the retailer's access to the shop (or not).