SMEs opposed to 'tourist' label for Ghent shopping centre

SMEs opposed to 'tourist' label for Ghent shopping centre

The mayor's office in Ghent is considering awarding the designation of "tourist centre" to shopping centre The Loop. That would mean that stores would be allowed to open whenever they want - including nights and Sundays. Unizo, an organization for SMEs, warns for the disastrous effects for stores in the city centre.

This English version is only a summary to make Belgian retail news available for an international audience. The complete article can be read in the Dutch version or in French.

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