Manfield store on Nieuwendijk in Amsterdam (Photo: Zachary Newmark/NL Times) - Credit: Manfield store on Nieuwendijk in Amsterdam (Photo: Zachary Newmark/NL Times)
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 10:24
Buyers line up as major shoe retailer files for bankruptcy
Shoe retailer Macintosh filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday. The bankruptcy administrators, along with the company itself, are now investigating all possibilities for a restart. This could include an whole or partial sale, for which there is no shortage in buyers. Euro Shoe Group, owner of Bristol among others, is interested in acquiring Scapino, 1Limburg reports. Nelson Schoenen BV, owner of Ecco, is a candidate for buying the Manfield stores. The Blokker and Zeeman families are looking at Invito and Dolcis. The suspension of payment granted to chains Dolcis, Invito Hoogenbosch Retail Group, Manfield and PRO Sport last week, remains in place. No suspension of payment was applied for for Scapino and Brantano in Belgium. The Macintosh stores will stay open for the time being, according to news wire ANP.