23 September 2016 in Food

Talks between the German supermarket chain Kaiser’s Tengelmann and its biggest competitors Edeka and Rewe about Edeka's intention to acquire Tengelmann led to nothing once more, which means Tengelmann's position has become far more problematic.

23 September 2016 in m-Tail

In the first half of its fiscal year 2016, HelloFresh managed to more than double its turnover compared to the year before, but on the other hand, its losses also doubled.

22 September 2016 in Drogmetica

The European Court of Justice has decided there will be no exceptions to the ban on animal testing for cosmetics after the Federation of Cosmetics Ingredients took the case to court.

22 September 2016 in m-Tail

In a move to counter Etsy, Amazon has added its Handmade at Amazon platform, which sells hand-made items, to its websites in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.

22 September 2016 in Mode

It are difficult times for shoe retail, not only in Belgium and the Netherlands, but also in France: Vivarte will discard 100 of its 680 La Halle Aux Chaussures stores and sell its Spanish subsidiary Merkal.

22 September 2016 in m-Tail

Rocket Internet, the internet group founded by the German Samwer brothers, has posted more than disappointing results over the past six months: the company losses surpassed 500 million euro.

21 September 2016 in Mode

In the first half of its fiscal year, Spanish fashion company Inditex achieved another sizeable turnover increase and a 16 % company profit increase. Its performance even exceeded analaysts' expectations.

21 September 2016 in Food

A supermarket near Leeds only sells food excesses for varying prices, as customers can pay whatever they can afford.

20 September 2016 in Mode

In the fiscal year 2015-2016, fashion chain Esprit has managed to return to profitability, thanks to good performances from both its physical stores and its web shop.

20 September 2016 in Mode

Italian Sempione Retail wants to acquire Swiss fashion chain Charles Vögele, whose board of directors asked its shareholders to accept the bid.

Food

Talks between the German supermarket chain Kaiser’s Tengelmann and its biggest competitors Edeka and Rewe about Edeka's intention to acquire Tengelmann led to nothing once more, which means Tengelmann's position has become far more problematic.

  • A supermarket near Leeds only sells food excesses for varying prices, as customers can pay whatever they can afford.

  • There is a chance American fast food chain McDonald's may also be served a huge fine for its tax evasion scheme in Luxembourg. Rumours say it may be forced to pay 500 million euro.

  • Belgian vegetable processor Greenyard Foods announced it has finalized the expansion of its facilities in the Polish town of Lipno. The factory can now process double its previous amount and spreads across a 22,000 sqm plot.

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Fashion

It are difficult times for shoe retail, not only in Belgium and the Netherlands, but also in France: Vivarte will discard 100 of its 680 La Halle Aux Chaussures stores and sell its Spanish subsidiary Merkal.

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