Category Archives: Finland

Synsam to open 100 stores with new concept

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Optician chain Synsam is investing in a new business in optics and sports glasses. Synsam Sports will offer personalized glasses, specialized for 18 different sports. The new chain will be established… Read more »

Bygghemma goes for exclusive payment solution

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Bygghemma has extended its partnership with payments company Svea Ekonomi and now gives them  exclusivity for payment solutions in Sweden, Norway and Finland, with the intention of eventually expanding to… Read more »

Lakkapää files for Finnish reconstruction and Swedish bankruptcy

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Builder’s chain Lakkapää with seven builders and home improvement stores in northern Sweden and Finland have big problems. It has now requested a reconstruction in Finland, while filing for bankruptcy in Sweden to rescue… Read more »

Clas Ohlson sets new record – ready for Germany opening

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Clas Ohlson’s sales increased by 8 percent in February and 7 percent in local currencies during its third financial quarter. The weak Norwegian currency remains a challenge. CEO Klas Balkow… Read more »

Citycon to have 75 % of all shopping centers certified

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Citycon has launched an extensive project to introduce BREAAM In-Use certification for its shopping centres. So far, a total of 16 shopping centres owned by Citycon and four managed by… Read more »

Odd Reitan: ”We’re having fun”

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Reitangruppen is more solid than ever. Total turnover in 2015 was 85.6 billion NOK, an increase of 4 billion from 2014. ”Thanks to talented people with strong values ​​and aspirations… Read more »

Komplett: ”We will become a Nordic Amazon”

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Komplett invests in an online marketplace. “Towards the end of the year we will offer other online players to be on our platform. We will become a Nordic Amazon, ” says Komplett’s President… Read more »

Stockmann Chairman to resign due to ownership battle

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The owner battle of Stockmann continues. The chairman Kaj-Gustaf Bergh is leaving his post – and former CEO of Finnair, Jukka Hienoen, is suggested to suceed him. “It is better… Read more »

Qliro-CEO: Adlibris to replace Cdon’s booksales

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Adlibris, the leading Nordic online bookstore, has agreed on a partnership with Cdon to sell books via Cdon Marketplace. In connection with the launch of Adlibris as a new marketplace merchant,… Read more »