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
The definitive end is approaching for the former toy store giant, Toys “R” Us. After the death sentence was signed for its 100 British stores, its American store network will also shut down.
The long-standing rumour has now been confirmed: Unilever will have its main office in Rotterdam, rather than London. The food and detergent giant’s board has made the call after nearly a year of debate.
Store chain Claire’s is allegedly preparing to shut down in the next few weeks. Following that, the current owner, Apollo Global Management would give the company to several debtors.
For the first time since the collapse of communism, Poland is restricting trading on Sunday for (larger) retail players. The ban is being introduced gradually, but stirs up emotions among Polish consumers, traders and employees.
This year the annual RetailDetail Congress will present something entirely unique: a panel of Belgian top-level retail CEOs will discuss their industry’s opportunities and will debate on the matter.
The Netherlands will enforce a deposit on small, plastic bottles from 2021 onward, unless the packaging industry manages to lower the amount of plastic bottles found in waste by more than 70 % by then.