On Oct. 17, Vaude opened a 180-square-meter, mono-brand store in Reutlingen, Germany, where most of the products bear the company's green Shape label for sustainable materials and customers can bring in damaged outdoor apparel and equipment for repair. The German company has also opened its second franchised store in Belgium, located in Gan. It covers 100 square meters and is owned and managed by Roel Apers and Steven Bosmans, who are also the owners and managers of the Vaude store in Louvain, Belgium.