Adidas decision to stop paying rent raises a stink in Germany

A ROW has erupted in Germany over corporate exploitation of emergency coronavirus measures after sportswear giant Adidas announced it would not pay any rent while closed.

The announcement was quickly followed by one from retail giant H&M stating that it too would withhold rent payments on high-street stores.

The steps take advantage of a temporary ban on evictions aimed at protecting private renters and echo similar decisions by firms such as Burger King in...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-03-30 19:08
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