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South Holland Retail News: Feb 2017

By H2H - Monday, February 20, 2017

South Holland Retail News Update February 2017: closing date for Marks & Spencer known, former V&D store to house Stradivarius and La Place in addition to Hudson Bay and Decathlon,… Read more…

Dutch Retail Chains: who owns who?

By H2H - Friday, January 6, 2017

Expat just arriving in Holland? Faced with unfamiliarity of Dutch retail chain stores on the high street, it can take a while to learn what products each sells. Later you… Read more…

Holland Last Minute Holiday Shopping

By H2H - Sunday, December 18, 2016

Starting to wonder if you’ll get that Christmas shopping list finished in time? Whether it’s about needing extended shopping hours, ideas for gifts or stores to find what it is… Read more…

Decathlon Stores Arrive in South Holland

By H2H - Monday, December 12, 2016

Decathlon is one of the largest sporting goods retail chains in the world and recently arrived in Zuid-Holland, opening stores in Rotterdam last summer and The Hague last month. Read… Read more…

Happy Sinterklaas!

By H2H - Monday, December 5, 2016

The streets are quiet tonight because most Dutch people are at home celebrating Sinterklaas. Young children’s faces are lighting up as they rip open their sack filled with toys, games… Read more…

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Holland

By H2H - Thursday, November 17, 2016

If you’re spending your first holiday season in South Holland, you may be wondering where you can buy a Christmas tree? This post will provide some tips whether you are… Read more…

South Holland Retail News: Nov 2016

By H2H - Thursday, November 10, 2016

Zuid Holland retail news update for November 2016 – Marks & Spencer to close in The Hague, construction begins on Mall of Netherlands and businesses in Zoetermeer fight to kill… Read more…

South Holland Retail News: July 2016

By H2H - Monday, July 11, 2016

The Hague and Leiden have been named as the fourth and fifth cities where Canadian department store retailer Hudson’s Bay will be opening stores in 2017. The company first announced… Read more…

V&D Stores to be Shuttered

By H2H - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

It’s official. The only Dutch-owned moderate department store chain in the Netherlands, V&D (Vroom & Dreesmann), will be closing its doors and not emerging from bankruptcy as had been hoped…. Read more…

V&D Department Stores in Bankruptcy Protection

By H2H - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The warm November/December temperatures here in Holland may have been the last nail in the coffin for V&D department stores, depressing sales during the important Sinterklaas/Christmas selling season. The Netherlands’… Read more…

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