Category Archives: Groceries

New Competition Authority director to investigate information flow between chains in Norway

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The new Director of the Norwegian Competition Authority, Lars Sørgard, want new, small scale challengers in the Norwegian consumables market. Together with industry minister Monica Mæland he will investigate the barriers to entry… 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 »

Lidl ready to launch contactless mobile payments

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Lidl was the first Danish supermarket chain to introduce contactless payments. Now it takes technology one step further and offers contactless Swipp-payments from smartphones in all their stores. ” We… Read more »

Boom for pet food home deliveries

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Home delivery of food growing in Norway. Now even the pets will get the same service. Two start-ups are focusing on delivering animal food to people’s doors.

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 »

Consumer electronics profile to join the Axfood board

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Swedish food giant Axfood has found the replacer to Odd Reitan in the Board: Siba and Netonnet-owner and profile Fabian Bengtsson. As a new Chairman, the Nominating Committee proposes the CEO… Read more »

Kesko joins ICA for international home and specialty goods sourcing

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Kesko partners up with Swedish ICA’s international ICA Global Sourcing (IGS) in international purchasing for Kesko’s home and speciality goods trade, to an extent of which is unprecedented in the history of Kesko. The… Read more »