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.
In the spring of 2020, Swedish fashion brand H&M is opening its first home decoration store in Belgium. The new store will sell products of H&M's own private label, but also products by other brands.
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Ikea has had to admit a 10 % profit drop this year, due to higher prices of raw materials and investments in new concepts. Nevertheless, the Swedish retail chain wants to continue to maintain a high level of innovation in the future.
Belgian fashion group FNG has completed the acquisition of Scandinavian e-commerce player Ellos. For the Belgian company, the acquisition predominantly means access to a new market: home decoration.