In September, Dutch bag label Susan Bijl will be launching a collaboration with stylist Ellie Uyttenbroek. The collection is named Etnomanie and refers to the interaction and inspiration between different cultures.
Luggage and accessories label Travelteq has opened its first flagship store in Amsterdam. The shop carries a collection of bags, trolleys and accessories as well as travel-related products, including books.
Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf has introduced a number of new names to its brand offer; including Off-White and Coach 1941. For some labels, de Bijenkorf is the only available point of sale in the Netherlands.
On 11 January, Dutch department store chain de Bijenkorf announced that it is closing its Woerden-based distribution center. De Bijenkorf plans to merge and outsource all distribution activities to a new partner in 2019.