Category Archives: Health & cosmetics

He takes the position as new pharmacy chain CEO

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Pharmacies chain Kronans Apotek now has a new President. Lars Birkeland leave his post and is replaced today by Stig Tornell, former assortment and marketing director. Stig Tornell’s retail experience comes… Read more »

Ica to open health care clinics at hypermarkets

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Ica goes for more qualified health care in connection with its hypermarkets This is done by ICA’s pharmacy chain Apotek Hjärtat opening Minute Clinics. Three trials are now permanent and three new will… Read more »

No more ICA-pharmacies inside City Gross

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As expected, City Gross did not appreciate ICA’s pharmacies in their stores. Now, Apoteket AB takes over eight Apotek Hjärtat shops next to Bergendahls City Gross stores. At the same… Read more »

Komplett ready to start full scale online pharmacy from January.

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Komplett Pharmacy aims to become Norway’s Apotea, the Swedish online success. A change in the law gives Komplett the amittance to sell prescription medicines online. Now the goal is to become Norway’s largest pharmacy.

Ica appoints pharmacy specialist as Head of business areas

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The management domino in Ica Group continues. Tony Holmberg, appointed as new CEO of ICA Special, will be succeeded by chain manager and former pharmacy specialist Fredrik Söderberg as Head of Business Areas… Read more »

Stockmann to outsource space to Musti & Mirri – gets pet grooming services

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Stockmann believes pet supplies chain Musti & Mirri will serve the Helsinki flagship’s customers better. That makes it the fifth partner to move in as a large shop-in-department store solution, following Expert, Hamleys, Bonnier… Read more »

Åhlens to close all stores in Norway – Lagerhaus to replace

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The largest Scandinavian interior and department store chain, Åhlens, will close all 30 stores in Norway within two years. ”It is the continuing priority of the Åhléns department stores that are… Read more »

Increase of expensive drugs affects pharmacy margins negative

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The interim report for the Pharmacy chain Apoteksgruppen, shows an increased turnover of pharmacies by 3.9 percent. Despite this, the operating margin decreased from 3.6 percent to 2.8 percent. CEO Eva-Britt Gustafsson says it… Read more »

Landvetter Airport increases store service with pharmacy

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Pharmacy chain Apotek Hjärtat goes for its first airport location. A daily 6-19 open store before security control targets the need for travel products and last minute medicines. ”We have all prerequisites… Read more »