Published in General on 06-03-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
Second-hand retailer Troc.com saw Belgian and Luxembourgish turnover grow 5 %, partly because it now also buys items itself. Previously, it had only allowed people to take a percentage of the sale of their items.
This English version is only a summary to make Belgian retail news available for an international audience. The complete article can be read in the Dutch version or in French.
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