Category Archives: E-commerce

Dankort breaks new records – and moves into smartphones

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November was a new record month for card transactions. And the mobile phone can from next autumn will be turned into the Danes favorite debet card, Dankort. An agreement between the… Read more »

PostNord recruits e-commerce specialist from HUI

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HUI’s retail expert Carin Blom will become e-commerce expert at PostNord Sweden, responsible for developing the e-barometer to contain more macro analysis and enhanced interpretation of how retailers digitization poses new requirements for… Read more »

Apotea and Komplett – Scandinavian e-commerce favorites

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The users of one of Sweden’s and Norway’s largest comparison sites, Prisjakt, has voted this year’s “Best Online Retailers”. The winners of the main prize Webshop of the Year  2015… Read more »

They get the best reviews from Swedish online customers

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  For the twelfth consecutive year PriceRunner has used consumer reviews to name the year’s best online merchants in Sweden. Several category winners have stayed on the top for many years.

Stockholm’s premium shopping street to offer one-hour home delivery

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Bibliotekstan, Stockholm’s premium shopping district, will from today until Christmas eve offer home delivery within an hour from the local shops. ”We are pleased to collaborate with urb-it and see… Read more »

Huge sales increases on Black Friday

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Marketing offers caused chaos at some physical retail points – and made online sites crash. But Black Friday was a formidable Nordic success. After the best selling weekend of the year,… Read more »

Adelis aquires Finnish discount retail chain Puuilo – sets out large expansion plan

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Here is the next expanding discounter in  Finnish retail. Private equity investor Adelis will make over the majority stake in Puuilo. ”Our goal is to double the number of stores… Read more »

Swedish consumers: Online Christmas sales to increase above all expectations

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Christmas shopping on the Internet will increase substantially this year. Even before the Black Friday campaigns, the holiday shopping season has increased by 47 percent compared with the same period… 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.

PostNord’s parcel locker no immediate success

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DHL rolls out their parcel locker machines. But PostNord, which has now tested the service for a year, hesitate, pointing at technical problems. The pilot initiative in three Nordic capitals are now… Read more »

Logistics strike might affect Finnish Black Friday deliveries

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases online might get delivery problems in Finland as the strike and conflict between Posti and its employees grows. The Finnish Transport union AKT announced… Read more »

Groupon to close down all Nordic operations

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Groupon withdraws from its Nordic operations. On Monday, Groupon employees in the Nordic region was given notice. “After careful consideration Groupon will discontinue its activities in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland from… Read more »

Norwegian Christmas shopping estimated to increase by 3.5 percent

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The Norwegian Retail trade in December this year is estimated to increase by 3.5 percent. Overall the country’s retail businesses will be traded for just under 55.5 billion NOK in the… Read more »