More and more dutch citizens sell or pawn personal belongings to pay their bills.

Pawnshops in Amsterdam register twice as many customers due to inflation

a news story by Franziska Kircher Pawnshops in Amsterdam are noticing twice as many people in need of short-term cash. As a reason for this, they name the increasing inflation in the Netherlands. The Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek(CBS) has reported twelve percent inflation in August. Twice as many customers as usual head to the pawn shops in Amsterdam. Barry Heuperman is a pawnbroker at … Continue reading Pawnshops in Amsterdam register twice as many customers due to inflation

Customers remain loyal to higher priced organic supermarkets despite inflation

A News Article by Jana Prochazka While the economy is struggling in the Netherlands, bio supermarket sales don’t seem to be following this trend. How can people afford this more expensive choice? People in Amsterdam continue to shop at organic and biological supermarkets despite inflation and high energy prices lasting in September. According to store owners, the all-time high inflation in the Netherlands of 12 … Continue reading Customers remain loyal to higher priced organic supermarkets despite inflation