Published in Fashion on 20-03-2014
Johan Van Geyte
German discounter Lidl has opened its very first CO2-neutral store in Ixelles (Brussels), where it uses several techniques to save energy, like using the heat from the refrigerator cooling generators to heat the store itself.
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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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In the first quarter of its financial year, Primark has again achieved growth. In some areas there was a like-for-like decrease, but that was compensated for by new stores.
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