Published in General on 02-04-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
Loods 5 will open its third store in Amersfoort in 2015, which will allow even more people to buy items meant for home decoration.
The Amersfoort location is meant to be accessible and has a store size of 18,000 sqm.
The Dutch Blokker Holding has adopted a new name: Mirage Retail Group. This kills two birds with one stone: it avoids confusion between the Holding and the eponymous store chain, and cuts the ties with the former owners.
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Google is fast becoming an online department store: in the United States, the company has launched the newest version of Google Shopping, including direct checkout and strong personalisation.
Austrian retail group Signa Retail (the owner of German department store chains Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof) has founded a New Business branch, that should bring about more digital competences and innovation.