Apoteket has taken over from Apotek Hjärtat as player in eight locations around the country. The new pharmacies were opened on Friday.
The American makeup brand MAC Cosmetics is opening its first standalone store in Sweden – and now look for more store establishments in Sweden. ”The store will be one of… Read more »
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 »
Viking Line has opened the Baltic Sea’s first specialty store in design, decor and beauty. ”We hope to bring the concept to our other six ships,” says Eva Rehnström, Purchasing Manager Sales… Read more »
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 »
The results for 2015 show an increase in turnover for the entrepreneurial pharmacies in the Swedish pharmacy chain Apoteksgruppen, although the increase is partly due to increased sales of expensive… Read more »
ICA has been chosen to develop Arninge retail park, the northernmost of Stockholm’s major shopping areas. A new hypermarket will be built next year.
Matas, the leading health and cosmetics chain in Denmark trials new concepts. A new flagship with new format opened this week in Copenhagen – and a mini format will soon… Read more »
Board pro Per Sjödell, formerly H & M manager and Chairman of the Board of Lindex and a Board director of Stockmann, enters as Chairman in beauty chain and online store… Read more »
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 »
Online beauty products retailer Eleven acquires retail chain Parfymeri L. Eleven offers nearly 900 brands in cosmetics, skin care, hair care and fragrance with distribution throughout the Nordic region. In connection with… Read more »
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.
During the first quarter of 2016, Apoteksgruppen will open a new pharmacy in the most central part of Drottninggatan in Stockholm. The premises will be shared with the classic record store Bengans.
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 »
Apoteket’s net sales during the first three quarters amounted to 14.6 billion SEK, an increase of 7 percent compared with the same period last year. The operating margin also rose,… Read more »
The cosmetics and underwear e-commerce site Lyko is silently growing with physical stores with an omnichannel approach. Next to open is in Karlstad in Bergvik shopping center. The store concept is to focus… Read more »
The Body Shop continues its expansion in Sweden and is expanding chain with four to six new stores in the fall of 2015. ”The Body Shop has experienced fantastic growth in… Read more »
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 »
Swedish pharmacy chain Kronans Apotek launches a new retail concept, Care & Beauty, with a focus on skin and beauty care. The plan is to op 20 stores in Sweden…. Read more »
Ica has signed a 23 million SEK agreement with Fabege on new premises for its head office, in Arenastaden in Solna. This means three head offices be gathered together in… Read more »
Danish cosmetics giant Matas did not have the best summer. The chain came out of the first financial quarter of 2015/16 with a sales decline compared with the corresponding quarter… Read more »
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 »
Sephora has misjudged the average age of their Scandinavian audience – and need to have shops in city centers where younger customers are. This is the analysis made by the… Read more »
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 »
Holland & Barrett, the UK health retailer, is looking at Scandinavia – and become a true challenger to Life. ”We aim for 500 stores,” says CEO Peter Aldis. The first… Read more »
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 »