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Pokemon fans hail Switzerland’s 1st trading card vending machine

Pokemon fans hail Switzerland’s 1st trading card vending machine

Switzerland has its first-ever vending machine stocked with collectible trading cards from Pokemon and other popular games. The “Collectomat” machine began operating Saturday at a popular shopping mall in Zurich. It also offers cards featuring the Japanese megahit comic and animated TV series “One Piece.” Trading cards are generally sold at toy stores in Switzerland....

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Swiss police investigate Davos ski shop over ‘no equipment for Jews’ sign

Swiss police investigate Davos ski shop over ‘no equipment for Jews’ sign

Swiss police are investigating after a ski shop put up a sign saying it would no longer rent equipment to Jews. The hotel-restaurant at the Pischa mountain station, near Davos, said it was stopping lending gear to our “Jewish brothers” after some “very annoying incidents” including the alleged theft of a sled. The sign was...

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Ski Shop In Davos, Switzerland, Investigated For Refusing To Serve Jewish Tourists

Ski Shop In Davos, Switzerland, Investigated For Refusing To Serve Jewish Tourists

Davos, Switzerland – Widespread outrage and an official investigation are underway after a mountain restaurant and ski rental facility in Davos, Switzerland, refused to lend sports equipment to Jewish tourists. The establishment conspicuously posted a notice in Hebrew, explicitly stating a ban on equipment rentals to Jews, citing previous “annoying incidents,” including alleged theft. The...

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Swiss Ski Shop Sorry for Posting Sign Banning Jews

Swiss Ski Shop Sorry for Posting Sign Banning Jews

A ski rental shop in Davos, Switzerland, has sparked an uproar after posting a sign announcing it would no longer rent equipment to Jewish customers due to “theft” and unreturned gear. “Due to various unfortunate incidents including the theft of a sled, we no longer rent sports equipment to our Jewish brothers,” read the Hebrew-language...

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Swiss police probe antisemitism at Davos ski shop – DW – 02/12/2024

Swiss police probe antisemitism at Davos ski shop – DW – 02/12/2024

Swiss police have launched an investigation into reports of antisemitism in the plush alpine ski resort of Davos, after a ski hire shop was allegedly refusing to sell sports equipment to Jews. Swiss newspaper 20minuten published a picture of a sign in the window of the Bergrestaurant Pischa, a restaurant and ski hire business in...

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Outrage over claims Davos ski shop won’t rent equipment to jews

Outrage over claims Davos ski shop won’t rent equipment to jews

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails A Swiss Jewish organisation has denounced an antisemitic sign put up at a local ski shop near Davos, barring Jews from renting equipment. The sign on Pischa Mountain...

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Watches of Switzerland welcomes VAT-free shopping review as sales slip

Watches of Switzerland welcomes VAT-free shopping review as sales slip

It reported a slip in sales over the third quarter, particularly in the UK where the end of VAT-free shopping has hit tourist spending. The retailer posted group sales of £397m in the third quarter, down from £407m in the comparable period and a 1% decline at constant currency rates. In the year to date,...

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Lily Bergh, owner of Little Switzerland Toys & Dolls in Huntington, retires after 43 years

Lily Bergh, owner of Little Switzerland Toys & Dolls in Huntington, retires after 43 years

Huntington village locals knew Little Switzerland Toys & Dolls as a quaint and cozy gem where for decades customers young and old could count on being warmly greeted by the always smiling owner, Lily Bergh, and her friendly staff. What was less known was that Little Switzerland’s dolls from all over the world — including one-of-a-kinds and antiques — were so...

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Lucerne Buildings, Switzerland: Swiss Architecture – e-architect

Lucerne Buildings, Switzerland: Swiss Architecture – e-architect

Lucerne buildings photos, Swiss architects designs images, Modern Alps houses projects, Alpine architecture news Key Contemporary Property Developments in central Switzerland, Europe post updated 16 February 2024 We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Lucerne Building Developments, Switzerland. We aim to include Swiss projects that are either of top quality or interesting,...

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TiNDLE Chicken Makes Swiss Retail Launch at 440 Coop Stores

TiNDLE Chicken Makes Swiss Retail Launch at 440 Coop Stores

4 Mins Read TiNDLE Foods, the food tech behind the hit plant-based chicken alternative, is making its retail debut in Switzerland.  TiNDLE Foods, the Singapore-headquartered global vegan meat brand, has made its way to Switzerland. Launching exclusively on the shelves of supermarket chain Coop, shoppers in the country will now be able to purchase the...