The economy Retail


Over the years, Groningen retail has undergone a comprehensive metamorphosis. After a period of relative slowness, many new concepts have been introduced together with the establishment of plenty of innovative enterprises. Retail vacancies in the centre are approaching friction vacancy level.

Groningen retail organisations are increasingly endeavouring to influence the centre's hospitality in all its aspects. The retail agenda demonstrates commitment to themes such as child friendliness, accessibility and tourism.

Zwanestraat has been awarded the title of best shopping street in the Netherlands in 2016.

Available datasets

Business in retail

Number of shops, total and inner city
Laatste update: 2018-01-12

Retail, daily products and other

Number of shops
Laatste update: 2018-08-22

Retail on the internet

Number of shops
Laatste update: 2018-08-21

Jobs in retail

Laatste update: 2018-03-27