Paradigit owner rescues Polare Eindhoven

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A first Polare book store has been rescued, as Arjen de Koning (owner of the computer chain Paradigit) has obtained the Polare store in Eindhoven. He has reverted the store's name to its former, Van Piere, and he believes the store should be able to benefit from a collaboration with his other company.

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