Retailers in Amsterdam reimburse parking costs

Retailers in Amsterdam reimburse parking costs

A number of retailers in Amsterdam have decided to reimburse the first 1.5 hours of parking, a cost they can file as an expense. They believe they are forced to do this as cities keep increasing parking prices. Retailers hope to get more goodwill through this move, to keep customers coming.

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