Record number of cafes for sale

A record number of bars and cafes are for sale, according to sector website Currently 1,900 cafes are on the market.

Estate agent RenĂ© Manten told Tuesday’s Telegraaf there are several contributing factors: new laws on slot machines, the smoking ban and a planned tax increase on alcohol. ‘There’s a limit to the number of setbacks that can be absorbed,’ he told the paper.

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