Typical stores in Amsterdam and the NetherlandsAmsterdam has been a shopper's paradise since the Dutch Golden Age. Below you'll find an overview of the most well-known stores of Amsterdam and the Netherlands.
Dutch department store with favourable prices that offers everything from homeware to clothing, office supplies to sausages (rookworst). The Hema is Holland's best kept secret. It is how most Dutch people would like to see themselves. It is reasonable, easygoing, fair, thrifty and classless, based on rationality and clarity. The Hema prides itself on brining high standards of design to a mass public. And to a large degree it succeeds.
a rapidly growing international non-food discounter with more than 800 stores in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Luxembourg and Austria.
586 stores in the Netherlands
Small specialised authentic stores or chains
Specialised typical Amsterdam chains
a fast food chain of automatiek restaurants, where you can buy snacks, like kroket or frikandel, from coin-operated windows. Make sure you've got some coins on you.