While UK shopping mall giants Hammerson and Intu are accelerating towards their planned merger, the plans could be impacted by the arrival of Klepierre, with reports emerging that it made a bid for Hammerson this month.
Victory and Dreams Holding, the owner of Dutch fashion chains Miller&Monroe and Witteveen, has acquired the German branches of Charles Vögele. As a result, the company will expand the Miller&Monroe concept to Germany.
Leidsche Rijn Centrum, the new retail district in Utrecht, has announced that it will add five Dutch fashion retailers to its store portfolio, including vanHaren, Zeeman, Casanova Milano, Lotus and Avec Bel'Ghir.
The fashion world and the British press is all abuzz about who will design Meghan Markle's wedding dress and as a result, get all the bonus publicity (and sales spike) that attiring the royals always brings.
Luxury fashion house Chanel has revealed a new store design following the re-opening of its Amsterdam-based store. The shop is designed by Peter Marino and references the style of the Paris apartment of Coco Chanel.
Inditex had another good year in 2017, despite exchange rates denting its margin slightly. But its omnichannel focus drove it to higher sales and profits, and its new COO has been tasked with maintaining that momentum