Category Archives: Consumer electronics

Danish electronics chain in deep crisis – will Elkjøp take over?

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56 stores Danish electronics chain Fona, founded in 1926, seeks reconstruction. ”The background is the recent years’ extremely intense competition where we unfortunately have been squeezed on our earnings to… Read more »

Elkjøp’s Nordic Christmas – up 3 percent

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Elkjøp Group’s Christmas sales, including Black friday and sales period over New Year, was great in Sweden, good in Norway and tough in Denmark and Finland. That’s the conclusion after Dixons… Read more »

Elkjøp and Elgiganten reports new record sales – from new products

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Elgiganten in Sweden announces that Black Friday was the start of a record strong Christmas, with sales growth of 5 percent, more customer visits and a higher customer ratings than… Read more »

Clas Ohlson increased Christmas sales by 13 percent in Finland

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Clas Ohlson sales increased by 5 percent in December to 1,114 MSEK (1,066). In local currencies, sales increased by 7 percent. Total sales during the first eight months of the fiscal… Read more »

Lower margins for Elkjøp Group

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(Updated with Nordic numbers) Elkjøp does not contribute to its owner DixonsCarphone as before. The reason is lower margins – and weakening currencies. Still, separate markets like Sweden reports good growth and forecasts… Read more »

Car parts online leader Skruvat sold to French giant

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Online sales are estimated to represent 20 percent of the European car parts market in 2020. Now, the Nordic market gets more consolidated as Bythjul.com-owner Mobivia acquires the Nordic online leader… Read more »

Elkjøp sold for 25 million first night of Black Friday

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Despite server capacity problems within the Elkjøp Group at the start of Black Friday – the Norwegian online sales reached 25 million NOK from bedtime to breakfast.

Elgiganten to take over service and repairs partner

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Elkjøp Group takes over its main partner for service and repairs, InfoCare Workshop. ”The acquisition will strengthen our service offerings to our customers by ensuring efficient repairs and an even better… Read more »

Kjell & Company enters Norway with 7 stores and full e-commerce

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The Swedish electronics accessories chain Kjell & Company announced it’s market entrance in Norway in January. Now it’s time to open e-commerce and its first seven stores in Norway during… Read more »

Jacob Jensen targets consumer electronics channel

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A new business strategy which involves the development of several products in the Smart Home category, has made Danishlifestyle brand Jacob Jensen to look towards the consumer electronics channel and… Read more »

Power tricked landlord and Elgiganten – opens four weeks early

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It was supposed to be a retail highlight. Now, the new electronics chain Power from Expert breach the agreement with the new shopping center BIG in Herlev and opens the store, four… Read more »