Shoptalk announces new global event in Las Vegas

26 September 2017 in Algemeen

In 2018, Shoptalk Europe will combine with Shoptalk U.S. to create the first global event focused on retail and ecommerce innovation. First, however, Shoptalk Europe will be held on 8-11 October 2017 in Copenhagen.

Shoptalk Europe: prices go up at midnight

21 September 2017 in Algemeen

(advertorial) Shoptalk Europe, the event for retail and ecommerce innovation held 8-11 October 2017 in Copenhagen, covers trends, technologies and business models reshaping how consumers discover and shop in an age of digital disruption.

EuroCommerce: protectionism, Europe’s greatest challenge

15 September 2017 in Algemeen

(Content provided by EuroCommerce) According to EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren, the sector faces many challenges due to a rising tide of protectionism worldwide and within Europe.

Last ten days for cheaper tickets Shoptalk Europe

14 September 2017 in Algemeen

(advertorial) Shoptalk Europe (8-11 October in Copenhagen) is the new event for retail and ecommerce innovation. It covers transformational trends, technologies and business models reshaping how consumers discover and shop in an age of digital disruption.

Arket Brussels opens: discover H&M's latest concept

14 September 2017 in Mode

On Friday 15 September, H&M Group’s new store formula opens its doors on the Guldenvlieslaan in Brussels. The press got a sneak preview and discovered a surprising mixture of fashion, interior design and food. 

"EU has to define eCommerce's boundaries better"

13 September 2017 in Algemeen

Dutch European Parliament member Marietje Schaak feels the European Commission should create a better framework for digital trade in and with European member states. Otherwise, major internet companies will decide the standards themselves, she fears.

Nordstrom opens store without storage

13 September 2017 in Mode

American fashion chain Nordstrom is to trial a new store formula in Los Angeles next month, in which customers will only be able to get advice and try out clothing. Purchases can be picked up at the store at a later date.

Europe wants legal framework for franchisees

13 September 2017 in Algemeen

The European Parliament has accepted the “The functioning of franchising in the retail sector” study, which lists several solutions to strengthen a franchisee’s position.

Small Belgian brewery conquers Brazil thanks to playing cards

13 September 2017 in Food

Het Nest, a small brewery from Turnhout, will get its beers brewed in Brazil as well. It has struck a deal with Cervejaria Premium Paulista, which will brew and distribute the beers locally.

Google appeals European fine after all

12 September 2017 in Algemeen

Despite earlier indications that Google would just alter its Google Shopping approach to comply with European legislation, it has now decided to appeal the monster fine.

Food

Small Belgian brewery conquers Brazil thanks to playing cards

Het Nest, a small brewery from Turnhout, will get its beers brewed in Brazil as well. It has struck a deal with Cervejaria Premium Paulista, which will brew and distribute the beers locally.

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Fashion

Arket Brussels opens: discover H&M's latest concept

On Friday 15 September, H&M Group’s new store formula opens its doors on the Guldenvlieslaan in Brussels. The press got a sneak preview and discovered a surprising mixture of fashion, interior design and food. 

  • Nordstrom opens store without storage

    American fashion chain Nordstrom is to trial a new store formula in Los Angeles next month, in which customers will only be able to get advice and try out clothing. Purchases can be picked up at the store at a later date.

  • Primark benefits from weaker British economy

    Irish fashion chain Primark takes full advantage of the weak British economy, which prompted its parent company AB Foods to adjust its full-year forecast. The chain will also continue its expansion plans.

  • Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen invests in FNG

    Government investment fund Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen (PMV) will invest 15 million euro in fashion group FNG in return for 5 % of its shares. The money will go towards international expansion.

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