The paper meal voucher will continue to exist in Belgium, after a vote in the Senate meant there was no majority for its dismissal. Trade organisations had tried to end the time-consuming paper vouchers in favour of a net increase of the wages or an electronic voucher, but it seems the Senate buckled under pressure from voucher issuing companies.
Paper meal voucher will continue to exist in Belgium
Belgian fashion group FNG hopes it can enter the Brussels stock exchange as early as next month, in order to secure a lot of new investments for the further expansion of its Brantano chain.
Starting from October, you can literally ask your smart phone which gift it wants to pick for you. Zalando and Google are collaborating on a gift-picking chat bot for the virtual Google Assistant, which is present on all Android phones.
While Zalando is a strong multinational player, there has to be room in Belgium for a strong local fashion web shop. Dieter Penninckx, FNG Group's CEO, thinks that his brand Brantano can claim that place.
Belgian luxury web shop CarréCouture has gone bankrupt after a mere year. The Van Gansewinkel family, known from the waste company and co-owner of this formula, will try to relaunch anyway.
Fashion brand Isabel Marant opened its very first Dutch boutique in Amsterdam. It is located in the P.C. Hooftstraat, in a former McGregor store.
Zara’s remodeled flagship store in Stratford (London) welcomes customers with holograms, robot arms and iPad-powered employees. The store wants to unite the best of both the online and offline shopping world.