American chain Dunkin ‘Donuts will within five years have established up to 50 units throughout Sweden. The first will open in Stockholm this autumn. The Swedish owners have links to… Read more »
Svensk Handel, the Swedish Trade Federation, has signed a frame agreement with Seamless regarding the mobile payment solution SEQR. In a recent study by HUI Research, 90% of the merchants stated… Read more »
The real estate owner AMF Fastigheter takes an even firmer grip on Stockholm City centre. After the launch of the mall Mood Stockholm two years ago now an even bigger… Read more »
Press announcement In Q3 2014 the Swedish Byggmax building supply chain is to open a store in Tönsberg, Norway. The chain’s drive-in concept has been a huge success in the… Read more »
Coop Extra has been a successful concept for Coop , and the new discountchain is growing fast. Today opens store number 150.
Thursday, 15 May, all employees will be gathered to celebrate twenty years in the Swedish market for Dixon-owned Elgiganten through the event “We Are Giants”. “It’s been an amazing journey… Read more »
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired KIsta mall in a joint venture with Citycon. Now they buy a part of Citycon.
Biltema, the discount department store chain, is expanding rapidly. 66 new stores are planned in the Nordic countries during the next five years . But it’s also aiming also outside the region…. Read more »
Kållered Köpstad has been a sad story recent years. But the presence of IKEA has managed to keep the trade area floating while several property investments have gone wrong. Now it’s… Read more »
For the first time, a survey is made quarterly to estimate the progress in the whole Nordic e-commerce. During the first quarter of 2014 seven of ten northerners bought online products… Read more »
The strong growth in e-commerce continues. First quarter 2014 sales increased 16 percent. It is primarily retail categories that previously had limited online sales that are growing strongly.
Media Markt had 792 million reasons to change CEO in Sweden. That’s how much last year cost the consumer electronics chain in swedish crowns. All stores go in the wrong… Read more »
The family business O.N. Sunde owns Gresvig, which is behind sports chains G-Sport and G-Max with 259 stores in Norway. ” The trend is towards fewer , larger and more… Read more »
Finnish department store chain Stockmann reports a larger-than-expected first quarter loss, due to weak demand in Finland and Russia and the weaker Russian rouble. Lindex revenue was up in local… Read more »
Norways largest pure player online will be more complete. Komplett has pointed out automotive parts as the companys new major growth market. – We will find solutions that will change… Read more »
VVAB (Valbo Retail park, jointly owned by KF Real Estate and Coop Gävleborg) and Rico Estate Development have entered into a cooperation agreement regarding the further development of the northern… Read more »
Retail and employment in retail is growing four times faster outside the city centres. This according to a new report by the Finnish Environment Institute made at the request of… Read more »
In April, confidence in all four components of the consumer confidence indicator weakened slightly from the previous month, as well as from twelve months back. 4 out of 10 regarded… Read more »
The retail trade sales volume increased by 5.1 percent in March compared to the same month last year. Mainly because of a strong spring effect for durables.
Tikkurila has sold its shares in Happy Homes Sweden AB to the chain’s retailers. To accomplish full custiomer focus, Happy Homes must become a proprietor chain, says Happy Homes CEO,… Read more »
Finally Media Markt will provide the same online offer as it’s competitors. Or even better? ”Our new website will give our costumers an experience as close to perfect as possible”,… Read more »
“Distasteful” , ” Boycott ICA ” You don’t make fun of the last supper. Easter episode of the world’s longest advertising soap aroused strong reactions among believers. Now ICA stops… Read more »
Department Stores Group Stockmann starts statutory negotiations with 3200 employees that could lead to up to 330 people getting fired. The goal is to save about 10 million euros annually… Read more »
In 2013 Skärholmen Centre increased it’s visitor numbers by 6 percent. It’s mainly a result of investments in the upper level and a new H & M store.
Cdon group welcomes Amazon to Sweden. ” They get consumers to shop more online,” says CEO Paul Fischbein .