EU New Initiatives for Single Digital Market

Earlier this week the European Commission announced a 3-prong initiative to grow total online sales within the union by reducing existing barriers and pushing for cross border fluidity. The action comes one year after the commission first announced one of its key priorities, the creation of a "Single Digital Market" within the European … Continue reading

V&D Department Stores to Fold

In late December (2015), V&D department stores, the 62-store Dutch retail chain sought bankruptcy protection from creditors. A warm November-December led to weaker than expected holiday sales, and leaving the retailer with a glut of cold-weather items such as boots, gloves and outerwear. Sun Capital, the American investment firm which … Continue reading

H&M + Balmain Collection

For shoppers in The Hague, Thursday 5th November will be an exciting day. Not only will Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) be opening its new flagship store in the historic building which previously housed iconic Dutch department store Maison de Bonneterie, but it will also begin selling … Continue reading

Calvin Klein Opens 3 Stores in Netherlands

It was less than a year ago when PVH announced that Calvin Klein would establish a European headquarters in the Netherlands. Although construction of the new building in Amsterdam isn't slated to be completed until 2016, it hasn't stopped the brand from beginning its expansion on this side of the pond. Since … Continue reading

2015 HOLLAND EVENTS TICKETS

The following is a list of live events (major concerts, theatre shows, sports events) taking place in Holland during 2015. The event venues may be in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Arnhem, The Hague, Eindhoven, Maastricht, North and South Holland.   MAJOR EVENTS IN HOLLAND FOR 2015   EVENT DATE CITY LOCATION ANNE THRU APR 30 AMSTERDAM … Continue reading

Fashion Focus: Michael Kors

With a new store opening on the Noordeinde/Hoogstraat in The Hague this weekend, H2H puts its fashion focus on the American designer lifestyle brand Michael Kors, the company's worldwide business, retail partners and trend direction for its Fall 2014 collections in apparel, shoes, handbags, jewelry, watches and accessories. Michael Kors first … Continue reading

Fashion Clothing Chain Stores in Holland

If you have newly arrived to The Hague, Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft, Amsterdam or some other city here in the Netherlands, you will undoubtedly come across a lot of stores you don't recognize. Some may be mom & pop stores, with just one or two units, while others are actually chain … Continue reading