JBC launches Dutch web shop for children's clothing

JBC launches Dutch web shop for children's clothing

03/09/2015 in m-Tail

Belgian clothes chain JBC will take full advantage of the "K3 zoekt K3" talent show to force a comeback in the Netherlands. The popular singing trio will be replaced with new singers and that has prompted JBC to launch a web shop dedicated to childre...

Uniqlo Europe CEO heads to Chanel

Uniqlo Europe CEO heads to Chanel

03/09/2015 in Fashion

Uniqlo Europe's CEO, Berndt Hauptkorn, has left the Japanese fashion retailer after three years of service. He will now head to Chanel where he will become the president of the Europe / Middle East region.

LensOnline strikes deal with Dutch City Lens

LensOnline strikes deal with Dutch City Lens

03/09/2015 in m-Tail

Belgian LensOnline, one of Europe's fastest growing web shops for contact lenses, has struck a deal with City Lens, the Netherlands' largest contact lens specialist.

Forever 21 wants to get rid of its largest stores

Forever 21 wants to get rid of its largest stores

03/09/2015 in Fashion

American fashion chain Forever 21 is considering downsizing its largest stores as it is struggling to make a profit on its largest floor spaces.

Largest French Hema opens its doors

Largest French Hema opens its doors

03/09/2015 in General

Dutch store chain HEMA has opened its largest French store in a former movie theater in the French city of Tours, which is also the chain's 40th store in the country. 

Ixina owner sells majority stake in FBD

Ixina owner sells majority stake in FBD

03/09/2015 in Furniture

Nobilia is the new majority shareholder of Franchise Business Divions, FBD in short. The group is the largest European manufacturer of kitchen furniture and already had 30 % of FBD's shares up until now. ...

Habitat's turnover drops, franchisees' turnover grows

Habitat's turnover drops, franchisees' turnover grows

02/09/2015 in Furniture

Furniture chain Habitat has seen its turnover drop 1.4 % in the first 9 months of the year, with particularly French results lagging behind. Franchise stores have done very well, just like its affiliate web shop Vente-unique.com. ...

Auchan cannot stop French turnover slide

Auchan cannot stop French turnover slide

02/09/2015 in Food

French supermarket chain Auchan has not been able to stop its turnover from slipping once again in the first half of 2015. Total turnover and its like-for-like turnover both dropped in the past 6 months.

Lego achieves excellent result thanks to Asian market

Lego achieves excellent result thanks to Asian market

02/09/2015 in General

Danish toy manufacturer Lego has performed markedly better in the first half of 2015, with both turnover and profit up a lot, mainly thanks to excellent performances in Asia.

Van de Velde will rebrand American subsidiary Intimacy

Van de Velde will rebrand American subsidiary Intimacy

01/09/2015 in Fashion

Lingerie manufacturer Van de Velde will change the name of its onerous American retail subsidiary Intimacy into Rigby & Peller. The Schellebelle-based  group now wants to use the successful Rigby & Peller brand to seduce the American wom...

Food

Former Tesco CEO has to testify under oath

Former Tesco CEO has to testify under oath

Former Tesco CEO Philip Clarke will have to testify, under oath, in front of the...

Fashion

Uniqlo Europe CEO heads to Chanel

Uniqlo Europe CEO heads to Chanel

Uniqlo Europe's CEO, Berndt Hauptkorn, has left the Japanese fashion retailer after three years of...