CEO Horst Norberg has left electronics chain Media-Saturn immediately after yet another argument with minority shareholder (and founder) Erich Kellerhals sealed his fate.
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A study from the NSZ (Neutraal Syndicaat voor Zelfstandigen - a group representing entrepreneurs) has shown that an increasing number of consumer asks for discounts in stores.
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Some 60 % of the Flemish citizens wants to be able to shop on Sunday, despite huge resistance from store personnel and labour unions.
Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie has taken HEMA's notary service to court to see whether it complies with the rules.
Book store Donner has managed to avoid bankruptcy thanks to crowd funding, as more than 250,000 euro was gathered to save the shop.
Travel agency Oad's auction has brought in 385,000 euro after the company had filed for bankruptcy in September because of lower turnover in the travel sector.
The Erasmus University in Rotterdam is looking for retailers who want to move onto its campus grounds, like a small supermarket and a bookstore for example.
The employees at the Makro in Alleur will go on strike on Friday because they find the proposed restructuring plan unacceptable, as they faces the largest number of layoffs.
Colruyt Group has devised a strategic training program to boost the number of people capable of filling leadership positions, a program which will cost 6.2 million euro.
Several hundreds of store employees have protested the increased number of Sunday openings the municipality wants to allow, using the slogan "Op zondag niet, schat!" (Not on Sunday's, baby).
On 7 and 8 May 2014, the first pan-European TCG Retail Summit will take place in Berlin, a spot where retailers can talk to each other about the current state of affairs in the retail sector.
The thirteenth edition of "Met Belgerinkel naar de Winkel" kicked off this weekend and it aims to get people to shop by foot or by bike. It is a great success, with 9,600 stores in tow.
Free Record Shop's 36 Dutch stores can remain open, because several parties have shown an interest in a restart, according to curator Rob Boers who expects a decision by next week.
Fame Plaza has opened a pop-up store in Schiedam, the first in what should be a full line of new stores. It will test whether the concept can be profitable.
The story of Belgian-Dutch entertainment chain Free Record Shop seems to have come to an end after a long struggle for survival. The company that owned the remaining Dutch stores has been declared bankrupt, sealing the fate of these remaining stores.
American toy giant Hasbro has performed better in the past quarter than in 2013's first quarter. They managed to boost turnover, but also managed to turn a loss (back then) into a 32 million dollar profit.