Carrefour's first urban pickup point in Belgium is in the heart of the European quarter. The concept offers downtown customers the range and the prices of a hypermarket, including the promotions.
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2018 was another record year for the Belgian e-commerce sector, whose turnover went up to 10.67 billion euro. That is a 500 million euro growth that comes despite some worrying signs...
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Belgo-Dutch retail group Ahold Delhaize is raising its online ambitions: the goal is now a turnover of seven billion euros by 2021, rather than the current target of five billion. The retailer will be heavily investing in stores and technology, while cutting costs at the same time.
According to a new Kantar Worldpanel report, online grocery sales grew 30 %, in stark contrast with the overall 1.3 % increase. Online sales now contribute 4.6 % to the overall FMCG sales, but that will grow to 10 % (145 billion euro) by 2025.
A week after Brussels targeted American clothing brand Guess, Nike, Universal Studios and Sanrio are now also being examined. They all may have breached the European Union’s regulations regarding sales across borders and online sales.