GfK Retail Report: bad start to 2014

GfK Retail Report: bad start to 2014

According to the GfK Retail Report, Belgian non-food is still on the slide, for the fourth quarter in a row. 2014 too had quite the bad start, but the consumer electronics sector is hoping for a lift with the world championship football, even though decreased tablet and smartphone prices have led to lower turnover.

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