Shopkeeper

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Trade - Rue Neuve - Nieuwstraat

The shopkeeper or the entrepreneur who wants to launch or develop his activity in Brussels has to respect certain rules.

Rules thus apply for commercial activities: hotels, restaurants, cafes, itinerant trade, industrial activities...

Besides, the City of Brussels rents stores and workshops.

 

News

News

  • Limited alcohol sales in the City centre during Euro 2016

    Limited alcohol sales in the City centre during Euro 2016

    The City of Brussels has decided to restrict alcohol sales in the city centre during the European Football Championship 2016. The measure has to reduce the nuisance and disturbance of public order by excessive alcohol consumption during the event.

  • Questions about the pedestrian zone?

    Questions about the pedestrian zone?

    The existing pedestrian zone around the Grand-Place and at the city centre has been extended again since 29 June 2015. All questions about this pedestrian zone are welcome at julien.mille@brucity.be.

  • Exceptions to weekly rest day for traders in 2016

    Exceptions to weekly rest day for traders in 2016

    Traders in the City of Brussels get 15 exceptions each year to the mandatory weekly rest day. The distribution over the various periods, imposed by the City, varies by commercial quarter.

  • Tender. Extension Food Truck Trail

    Tender. Extension Food Truck Trail

    The City of Brussels has set up a Food Truck Trail in 2014 that allows a selection of food trucks at about 13 permanent sites in the city centre. Due to the growing success, the City has decided to proceed to expand the trail via a tender. Candidates can apply from 21 May to 24 June 2016.

  • Bockstael district contract. Contest 'Facade in flowers'

    Bockstael district contract. Contest 'Facade in flowers'

    Within the Bockstael sustainable district contract, a 'Facade in flowers' contest is being organized. Local residents and traders are hereby encouraged to decorate their facade, window and/or balcony with flowers next summer. You can register until 21 June 2016. More information and the registration form can be found under the Green Actions of the Bockstael district contract.

  • Summer sales 2016

    Summer sales 2016

    In Belgium, a trader can only sell products under the name 'sales' ('solden' in Dutch, 'soldes' in French) twice a year. Both periods of sales are determined by law. The second period begins on Friday 1 July and ends on 31 July 2016.

 

Agenda

Agenda