The parent company of retailers Dixons, MyCom and iCentre were declared bankrupt on Tuesday, with the administrator wanting to halt any further accumulation of debt. Together, the parent firm of the retailers employs 1,200 people in the Netherlands, including 650 at Dixons, 350 at MyCom and 190 at iCentre.
PostNL is going to trial delivering packages on Sunday. This service has been developed together with Coolblue, an online shop that is the first to offer Sunday deliveries. The two companies announced today that online shoppers in The Netherlands and Flanders can get packages delivered between 12 and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
All 20 shops owned by Polare, namely Selexyz and de Slegte, will "temporarily" shut their doors following a "strategic reorganization" that will also see their online store go black.
Store chains Dixons, MyCom and iCentre has said it will inform its customers about its use of Wi-Fi-tracking to follow their behavior.