Most-read articles on in 2016 | RetailDetail

Most-read articles on in 2016

Most-read articles on in 2016

We look back at the most popular topics of the past year. And what a year it was… Keep following us in 2017 for more European retail news!

1. Danone acquires Alpro

2. Cora Kemperman clothing chain went bankrupt

3. Ontex bids for Brazilian diaper manufacturer

4. Unilever extends vegetarian range to 500 products

5. Media-Saturn wants to shut down Redcoon

6. AB InBev acquires Kwak and Karmeliet

7. Lidl opens pop-up fashion boutique

8. Aldi and Lidl benefit from Brexit

9. Ahold Delhaize will have to sell American stores

10. Big plans for Scotch & Soda

11. Chanel CEO resigns

12. Burger King will officially come to Belgium

13. C&A shuts down all stores in Turkey

14. IKEA restaurants no longer serves soda, only water

15. Ahold Delhaize wants manufacturers to pay integration bonus

16. Flying Tiger chooses a new international name

17. Guy Colleau is Maxeda DIY's new CEO

18. New Hollister formula stimulates Abercrombie & Fitch

19. Aldi sells furniture collection in Australia

20. Ahold Delhaize joins both AMS and Coopernic


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