Budget department store Hema has withdrawn its objections to an art project called El Hema and is now offering to help the exhibition, the company said in a statement on Monday evening.
Last week Hema threatened to go to court and demanded the destruction of t-shirts, bags and other items which it said infringed the Hema copyright.
The project, by cultural group Mediamatic, is to set up an Arabic version of the Dutch high-street Hema. El Hema sells halal smoked sausage, Arabic chocolate letters, cheap but good-quality headscarves and three Palestinian shawls for the price of two. The show is due to launch on August 25.
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