Published in General on 12-04-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
From now on, Score customers can get the money from returned articles straight back to their account through their banking card.
It is the very first store which applied the Rabobank service, with other stores and banks planning the same service.
Large flagship stores continue to distinguish themselves through their unique experience and local anchoring, according to former Kaufhof leader Olivier Van den Bossche. Department stores might also take on the role of omni-channel hubs in the future.
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German retail giant Metro has sold a majority interest in its Chinese operations to local retailer Wumart. The sale fits in with the group’s strategy to focus more on professional customers.
Over the past ten years, the number of shops in Flanders and Brussels has decreased by 15 %. Strangely, the vacancy rate increased, but so too did the amount of retail space that was actually used. E-commerce is often presented as the culprit, but the story is actually much more complex than that.