Festival organizer Valtifest was declared bankrupt on Tuesday, the organization announced on their website. The 10th edition of Valtifest, with the theme ArtiFarti, was set to take place on the NDSM site in Amsterdam on September 9th. Whether this can still happen is unclear, Het Parool reports.
The Amsterdam court declared Fifteen, Jamie Oliver's restaurant in the Dutch capital, bankrupt on Tuesday. The restaurant can no longer afford its 25 thousand euros a month rent and now owes over 200 thousand euros, Het Parool reports.
The restaurant served as a training institution for troubled young people between the ages of 18 and 24 years. Many of them struggled with alcohol or drug problems. The eight young people currently training at Fifteen will be transferred to other restaurants to complete their training, according to the newspaper.
The court declared USG, parent company of Perry Sport and Aktiesport, bankrupt on Tuesday afternoon. Many parties are showing interest in taking over the two sporting goods chains. Dozens of potential buyers already made themselves known.
Shoe retailer Macintosh was officially declared bankrupt on Wednesday, after announcing that it filed for bankruptcy earlier in the day
A court in East Brabant sentenced 45-year old Willy Selten to 30 months in prison for falsifying invoices, delivery notes and written statements, and using these fake documents in meat trading in two companies. Selten denied knowingly tampering with meat and claimed the fraud incident only to be an administrative error in late March.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte was on hand when the millionth DAF truck rolled off the assembly line in the company's Eindhoven factory. The 8,000-person company produces about 140 trucks daily.
Topshop will open the first "Topman" flagship store of continental Europe on Kalverstraat in Amsterdam on February 26th. The new Topman flagship store will open on Kalverstraat 48/52 in the premises of the old book store, de Slegte, a Topman spokesperson told NL Times.
The court in Gelderland today declared the regional taxi department of transport company Willemsen de Koning in Arnhem bankrupt, AD reports. 376 taxi drivers lost their jobs.
The bankrupt Dutch fashion chain Mexx is making a restart with few dozen stores, including 8 in the Netherlands. The acquirer is the Turkish Eroglu, a group which specializes in apparel and retail. The bankruptcy administrator Frits Kemp made this announcement on Wednesday.
The large batch including machine guns, grenades and rocket launchers recently confiscated in Croatia was probably on its way to a Dutch motorcycle gang, suspects Belgian media. The smuggler of the weapons was a former Dutch "shoe king" Jan van der L. who used to run over 40 Tango shops.
The Dutch fashion chain Mexx is bankrupt. The court in Amsterdam declared the bankruptcy yesterday afternoon.
The judge in Zutphen decided that Van Hattem Vlees, famous for the horse meet scandal, is to be declared bankrupt.
The industrial auction of the office equipment from the bankrupt travel organization Oad has raised €367,000. This amount could grow with some tens of thousands.
All items from the Oad travel organization, a family business, will be auctioned off on Wednesday. Office equipment and furnishings have to be sold to make up the company's debts.
The Rotterdam bookshop of the bankrupt Polare chain may survive. A group of Polare employees announced on Monday that they have managed to collect enough money to take over the shop. It will be established on the Coolsingel under its old name, Donner, the Telegraaf reports.
Jeweler Siebel has been declared bankrupt by the court in Amsterdam, Tuesday, leaving customers to wonder where they stand. Last week all 36 stores and the web shop were closed, after 100 years of business and just receiving the "Royal" label in 2013.
High-end jewelry chain Siebel has closed its doors.
Aluminum company Aldel in Delfzijl went bankrupt. 300 Dutch employees will lose their jobs. In addition, 250 people with temporary contracts and 300 people with supply companies will be laid off.
In the first three months of this year the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics, Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS), reported the highest number of bankruptcies in a quarter since measurements started 30 years ago.
On Monday, about 3,000 people attended the benefit concert for SC Veendam, which was organized by the soccer team from the Jupiler League. The team expects to raise thousands of euros for the club.
This club from Groningen was declared bankrupt last week and SC Veendam only had 8 days to appeal. On Tuesday afternoon, the club will need 675,000 euro to turn back the bankruptcy into a moratorium on payments.
By Saturday, 225,000 euro has been raised and it may have already increased at present.