Published in Furniture on 12-04-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
The construction of Ikea Zwolle has started and it will be the very first in the Netherlands to apply a new store concept.
The new concept is meant to create the most sustainable large-scale store in the Netherlands.
Dutch retail chain Hema has reached an agreement with some of its landlords to halve the rent for its stores for April and May. It would appear that the intention of the Amsterdam-based retailer is to extend this agreement to all of its stores.
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Swedish furniture giant Ikea has started selling its articles via Alibaba's Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall. It is the first time in its 77-year history that the furniture giant sells through a third party.
The Dutch Blokker chain is leaving Belgium and Luxembourg: owner Mirage Retail Group sells its 123 stores in both countries to the Dutch Retail Groep. In the coming months, they will be converted into 'Mega World' discount stores.