Are we a good fit?

Interested in selling on OTTO Market? If so, there are a few requirements that you must meet. To find out if you fulfil these, we have created a brief check list for you. If you meet all of the requirements, you can register for the marketplace and be one of the first to know when it’s launched.


You meet these requirements:


  • You have a business in Germany with a German legal form and a German tax ID
  • You present yourself as the merchant to end customers
  • You offer customer service in German
  • You dispatch from a German warehouse


You sell one of the following product ranges:


  • Fashion & Lifestyle: accessories, luggage & bags, jewellery, footwear, textiles (ladies’, men’s and children’s clothing), watches
  • Furniture & living: kitchen & household goods, lamps & lighting, furniture, home décor & accessories, home textiles (incl. mattresses)
  • Tech: computers & laptops, computer equipment, major electronics, small & kitchen appliances, personal care, tech accessories, TV, home cinema & audio


You have these minimum requirements for your production:


  • Ban on sandblasted textiles
  • Ban on Uzbek cotton
  • Ban on real fur
  • Requirements for leather & fur
  • Requirements for feathers & down
  • Requirements for wool
  • Requirements for tropical timber and endangered timber species


Based on our values, the following products or merchants are excluded from sale on 


  • pornography, escort services, prostitution, sex tourism
  • military / weapons industry (except hunting and sport shooting equipment)
  • gambling services incl. poker and bingo
  • pay-per-call service providers (e.g. 0900 numbers)
  • suppliers of content glorifying violence or drugs
  • sale of real furs and controlled substances

For further information please see: 

List of prohibited products and Declaration on Sustainability


These minimum requirements are mandatory for all retailers.

However, if you simply do not have a product range yet or do not meet all of the requirements, you can still register. We will notify you as soon as you can be added to the marketplace.