Belgian electonics chain Krëfel has opened its newest store in Evere, the first store in Brussels based on a new store concept built around several new technologies. The store will replace the older one in Schaarbeek and will use things like a Smartbox with tablets to find information.
Evere gets new Krëfel
Saturn customers can use their own VR goggles to see products in two virtual environments. It is not yet possible to actually buy something in VR however.
MediaMarkt’s parent company, Ceconomy, has the key to consolidate the European electronics industry even more. The retailer will sell services and solutions: “We help people make the right decisions.”
Ceconomy, a former part of German Metro Group, achieved a 4.6 % fourth quarter turnover increase to 5.264 billion euro. Media Market’s parent company mainly made strides online.
Fnac Darty has raised its third quarter turnover by 6 % to 1.792 billion euro, with growth in the Benelux as well. The company also revealed the integration of both companies is ahead of schedule.
South Korean Samsung has managed a record profit in its past quarter thanks to strong chip sales. However, one of its three CEO’s still decided to resign.
A little more than a year after Fnac and Darty merged and several months after CEO Alexandre Bompard suddenly moved to Carrefour, the French entertainment and electronics group Fnac-Darty introduced its new board.