Dutch bank ING has activated a new service which will allow its customers to pay without contact, a service that 4 million people can now start using. ING believes it to be a replacement for cash and a way to shorten waiting times at the cash register.
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Carrefour's shareholders have accepted to raise the CEO age barrier from 65 to 70 years old, meaning CEO Georges Plassat can stay on for another 5 years. He immediately thanked the shareholders with some big news.
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Colruyt has examined the producers of 34 of its private labels and only four producers were entirely up to par with the standards Colruyt demands.
From now on, Score customers can get the money from returned articles straight back to their account through their banking card.
French luxury group LVHM has managed to grow its quarterly turnover by 4 %, with Asia and the United States still craving more clothing, bags, watches and perfume. Cognac is struggling in China though.
Marks & Spencer managed to increase its fourth quarter turnover (from January to March) in pretty much every field, with online sales as the biggest growth sector.
From 1 January 2016, only the electronic meal vouchers will be valid in Belgium as the paper meal vouchers will be phased out by then.
The first quarter of 2014 was a good period for companies as there were 25 % fewer bankruptcies compared to the year before.
Mobistar has struck a deal with Carrefour to take the hypermarket's telecom activities back into its hands after YourCall went bankrupt.
A single Bruges street has opened 10 pop-up stores at once in 10 vacant houses, which will serve as jewelries, shoe stores or fish restaurants.
After tremendous pressure from the Consumentenbond, Blokker has changed its Terms of Service and scrapped several consumer-unfriendly sections.
Dutch Non-food discounter Action aims to grow both in France and in Germany through several hundred new stores, according to CEO Ronald van der Mark's statement at a congress.
Comeos has announced that Belgian supermarkets will not round off cash receipts as they fear it will result in a yearly 1.5 million euro loss and longer lines at the cash registers.
A lot of eco vouchers are being used to buy energy-saving fridges and freezers, while other electronics are also quite popular.
The family-owned holding above Galeries Lafayette has obtained 6.1 % of Carrefour's stock, marking the return of the Moulin family into the wholesale industry - after it had to sell its supermarket chain Monoprix to Casino.
Dutch jewellery chain Siebel has reopened 30 stores with another 5 to follow later this month. Siebel went bankrupt in January, but Moscow Jewelry Factory decided to save the chain, for which it now has ambitious expansion plans.