It has been 10 years since Artis-Historia disappeared, but the iconic company will now make a return with talks between publisher Concrea and supermarkets and manufacturers underway. Concrea hopes to get Artis-Historia launched before the holidays. If the points return, people can start collecting them again to get prizes in return.
Artis-Historia makes a return later this year
Régis Degelcke is the new president of EuroCommerce. The chairman of Auchan will start his three-year mandate in July.
Belgian pet shop chain Tom&Co continues its expansion in France with the opening of its 25th French store in Nantes. With a new concept, the chain hopes to be able to quickly expand to 100 stores in France.
If the French government get their way, the Hexagon will soon introduce a tax on e-commerce. Products would become 1 to 2 % more expensive, depending on the distance of the last delivery.
French toy store chain La Grande Récré has decided to focus on the French market and to close its Belgian branch, due to continuing financial difficulties. 16 stores will close, causing a job loss of 95.
(advertorial) The fourth edition of Paris Retail Week will take place September 10 – 12, 2018 in Pavilion 1 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. For three days, Paris will be the capital of experiential and connected commerce, bringing together 800 participating companies and 40,000 retail and e-commerce professionals.
German department store chain Karstadt is to open two stores in Berlin, that aim to reinvent themselves as a "networked marketplace". It will be the first new Karstadt department stores in the German capital for thirty years.