The Netherlands’ Hema is making its way to Austria. The retailer announced the opening of two new stores in Vienna, planned for Spring 2018. Additionally, the retailer expects to open 35 new stores worldwide in 2018.
Dutch outdoor chain Bever has landed in Middelburg. The 750m2 store, which officially opens on Saturday, is the first branch in the Dutch province of Zeeland. The shop marks the retailer’s fifth store addition of 2017.
Big news on the mall front in the UK on Wednesday as property giant Hammerson is planning to merge with major rival Intu, which means the bigger group will have stakes in or ownership of 60% of the country's supermalls.
MCH Group, which owns exhibitions such as Art Basel and Baselworld, is looking to gain a foothold in the UK and expand its international portfolio as it announces the acquisition of art show Masterpiece London.
Perfume house Bond No. 9 is opening an ultra-luxurious, by-appointment-only boutique at Harrods’ Salon de Parfums. The store will offer a range of bespoke services such as fragrance tastings and happy hours.