La Place has also been hit by the corona crisis.
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Amsterdam – It seemed like the ideal takeover, in early 2016. The restaurants of La Place, about the only profitable part of the bankrupt V&D estate, were bought by Jumbo, the supermarket chain that just had its first ‘food markets’ with a lot of fresh meals. opened. “A great opportunity, Jumbo buys a profitable company in which it does not have to invest,” said analysts. But after four years, the corona crisis is still covering nearly a quarter of all La Place stores.