Published in Fashion on 10-03-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn will open a store in Genk this summer: the second in the Limburg province after Sint-Truiden. The franchise store will be owned by a former employee for Albert Heijn in the Netherlands.
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Clothing chain e5 mode, which was recently taken over by Phoenix, has announced its complete withdrawal from Wallonia. Eventually, the twelve Walloon shops will all close their doors.
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