Customers who wish to buy or sell second-hand sporting equipment can visit Belgian Decathlon stores between 15 and 22 March. The chain will host a new edition of the Trocathlon, where staff will assist in pricing and the exposition of the items. In return, the vendors will get coupons for their sold items.
Decathlon will host new Trocathlon
Henkel’s second quarter turnover reached a record number of nearly 5.1 billion euro, thanks to its laundry detergent company Sun’s acquisition. For the first time ever, its six-month turnover surpassed the 10 billion euro milestone.
Lion Capital has approached business bank Credit Suisse to look into “strategic options” for Hema, which basically means it has to find an interested buyer for the Dutch store chain.
Consumer spending in the UK has dropped for the third straight month in July. It is the first time in four years that there was a three-month drop, with analysts pointing to the Brexit.
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French company Bic, known for its disposable lighters, ball-point pens and razor blades, has seen its sales stagnate over the past six months. The board has immediately lowered its full-year growth forecast.
Just like many other companies, Nivea’s parent company, German Beiersdorf, was hit by a cyber-attack last year. However, its financial results show that the attack was rather easily overcome.