Retail chain Sneakers can make a restart. That confirms the curator of the bankruptcy case of the shoe chain, Job Molkenboer, by phone to FashionUnited. The party with which the restart agreement has been concluded is another company owned by Sneakers owner Erik Achten, 3-A Holding BV. This means that the shoe chain remains in the hands of the entrepreneur who took over the company in 2005.
Shoe chain Sneakers makes a restart, franchise stores and webshop can continue
Sneakers Concept BV and Sneakers Stores BV were declared bankrupt on June 16 by the court in Breda. After negotiations, it was decided that the 25 own shops of Sneakers will remain permanently closed, the curator reports. The 22 Sneakers franchise stores can continue. More than fifty people are currently working here. The webshop of the shoe chain can also continue to exist.
The trustee further adds that he has so far been unable to detect any irregularities in the business operations of Sneakers, and that he sincerely hopes that the restart of the shoe chain will be a success.
Sneakers has been around since 1997. The chain quickly spread throughout the Netherlands. The company’s mission is’ to take care of the range of sneakers nationally as well as possible and to become the first choice sneaker store by looking at fashion. ” The company launched its own webshop in 2012, which also made it active online. Sneakers sells shoes from well-known brands such as Nike, Adidas, Converse, Vans, New Balance and Puma.