Maasmechelen Village: The fine art of shopping

Maasmechelen Village: The fine art of shopping

Comments0 comments

Frank Blanchette, group retail and marketing director for Value Retail, talks about the quality shopping outlet where "the best names are available at the best prices."

Maasmechelen Village is less than an hour away from Brussels, Antwerp, Düsseldorf, Cologne and Maastricht.

“We hope to be able to explain to your readers the attraction of Massmechelen Village, which forms part of Chic Outlet Shopping,” Blanchette was quick to explain. “Many niche European brands can now be found at Maasmechelen, with more than 95 designer outlet boutiques selling previous seasons’ collections with reduction of between 30-60 per cent.”

All well and good – but don’t people who want to spend money on the big brands also frequently want to make sure that everyone knows how much they’ve spent? Therefore, isn’t buying at knock down prices something of a no-no?

“True, there are shoppers out there who will only ever shop at full price, in season – they will go, the day the season starts to London, Paris, Milan, or Brussels, and she will pay full price, no question. However, there is also the ‘aspirational shopper’, whom we very much cater to, in that this is a person who is also looking for other things from their shopping experience. She is brand-aware, but she also appreciates the concept of ‘value’, and therefore has no problem buying from a Chic Outlet Shopping location.”

Not much more to be said, really. Check out the websites – you’re going to love it, if you’re going to love it. The jury’s still out – but I’ll try anything once. See you at the shops!

Zetellaan, 100 3630
Maasmechelen - Belgium

James Drew / Together Magazine / Expatica

Reprinted with permission of Together Magazine


Comment here on the article, or if you have a suggestion to improve this article, please click here.

If you believe any of the information on this page is incorrect or out-of-date, please let us know. Expatica makes every effort to ensure its articles are as comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we're also grateful for any help! (If you want to contact Expatica for any other reason, please follow the instructions on this website's contact page.)

Captcha Note: Characters are case sensitive
The details you provide on this page will not be used to send any unsolicited e-mail, and will not be sold to a third party. Privacy policy .

0 Comments To This Article