A solid holiday season allowed Belgian Colruyt Group to raise its market share and even keep its profit margins at the same level - contrary to expectations. The company also posted another online growth, meaning online is now worth 370 million euro.
A more professional product range and a return to bigger packages: that is how Makro Belgium wants to return to better ways. Its CEO Vincent Nolf admits the chain is currently "in intensive care", but hopes to see improvement already next year.
The Belgian Louis Delhaize Group has decided to terminate its online supermarket Wink.be. The company was started in 2013, but never even came near reaching the break-even point.
(Advertorial) From 21st to 25th of October, Paris will be the world's food capital. 7,200 French and international exhibitors will be presenting their innovations among 21 exhibitions sectors.
Belgian fashion group FNG hopes it can enter the Brussels stock exchange as early as next month, in order to secure a lot of new investments for the further expansion of its Brantano chain.
Starting from October, you can literally ask your smart phone which gift it wants to pick for you. Zalando and Google are collaborating on a gift-picking chat bot for the virtual Google Assistant, which is present on all Android phones.
While Zalando is a strong multinational player, there has to be room in Belgium for a strong local fashion web shop. Dieter Penninckx, FNG Group's CEO, thinks that his brand Brantano can claim that place.
Belgian luxury web shop CarréCouture has gone bankrupt after a mere year. The Van Gansewinkel family, known from the waste company and co-owner of this formula, will try to relaunch anyway.