Coop Central station in Stockholm is the first store in Sweden to officially test iBeacon, known as the next-generation marketing channel. The technology is being tested by several large international… Read more »
Netto is coming back to the UK. But what happened to the stores they sold to Asda in 2010?
Coca Cola opens it’s first concept store in Scandinavia. The 60 sqm store is a part of a theme park in Djurs Summerland filled with Coca Cola merchandise. The shop… Read more »
More than half of the Swedish consumers who usually buy foreign pork says that the recent debate about farming has affected their meat consumption. And for those consumers affected, 8 out of… Read more »
REMA 100 is the first choice for Norwegian consumers. Norske Spisefakta 2014 shows that REMA 1000 might not always be the closest grocery store for Norwegian youth, familys or seniors…. Read more »
Denmark is expensive to 7-Eleven. Last year was another double-digit million loss for the convenience chain.
Life, the health food chain with 440 stores in Scandinavia, has found its own way after the pharmacy deregulations in Sweden.
ICA is a clear market leader in Sweden. But in Sweden’s three biggest cities the grocery chain has a problem growing. Business paper Icanyheter reports that ICA’s market shares in Stockholm… Read more »
Virke, Norway’s Trade and Enterprise federation, as appointed a new grocery director. Ingvill Størksen will succeed Thomas Angeli.
The new director of Coop chain SuperBrugsen, Kenneth Pedersen, has chosen his team. New commercial director is the former marketing manager Jeff Salter and new sales director is the former… Read more »
NorgesGruppen is the largest food purchaser in Norway. Now the company wants to make it’s costumers healthier by reducing the salt amount in foods with 15 percent by 2017. Therefore… Read more »
Discount chain Netto will have a new country director in Denmark after summer. 44 -year-old Brian Seemann Broe returns to Danish Supermarket and Netto with a very strong knowledge of… Read more »
Former Metsä Group executive Mikko Helander is the new managing director, president and CEO of Kesko. He will take over from outgoing managing director and president Matti Halmesmaki in January… Read more »
Unibail-Rodamco have made a statement to offer the best restaurant cluster in Stockholm when Mall of Scandinavia opens autumn 2015. Maybe it’s a glimpse of what´s planned when the mall… Read more »
Sveafastigheter Fund III and its partner Capitol Asset Management have signed the disposal of a portfolio with 68 grocery stores located around Finland. The buyer is the Swedish property company… Read more »
3.4 million Finns live in inner or outer urban areas or in local centres in rural areas where the services are nearby. Approximately one-third of Finnish households have less than… Read more »
The independent cooperatives can play a major role in the regeneration of Coop Denmark’s discount chain Fakta. Dansk Handelsblad writes Coop opens up to sell a solid chunk of the 440-stores Fakta-chain…. Read more »
Orkla Foods Sweden moves its headquarters from Eslöv to Malmö. This eliminates 225 jobs from Eslöv. The production facility will remain.
The swedish pig nationalism is peaking four days before the EU-election. ”The retail business should immediately put a stop to Danish pork and other meat produced illegally”, says Bo… Read more »
Coop invests heavily in Umeå food market. The large and growing residential area Tomtebo in Umeå has long been without a grocery store, but it will change now. Coop, that already has… Read more »
Rema 1000 closes 256 danish stores on Saturday On Rema 1000’s 20th birthday , all employees from tcash register to arehouse have been invited to celebrate the big party on… Read more »
A board resolution of the Norwegian Ski Federation states that cross country ski star Petter Northug can not compete in the Coop suit in national competitions coming season. The… Read more »
Private labels are turning into a great challenge for the grocery industry in Norway. Coop and Rema 1000 have the largest share of own brands – and will continue to… Read more »
Coop Extra has been a successful concept for Coop , and the new discountchain is growing fast. Today opens store number 150.
“Distasteful” , ” Boycott ICA ” You don’t make fun of the last supper. Easter episode of the world’s longest advertising soap aroused strong reactions among believers. Now ICA stops… Read more »
Eslöv wants to create a center for the food industry. The municipal Working Committee agreed this week on a membership in the Organization Knowledge Innovation Community (KIC), Skånskan reports. Through membership Eslöv… Read more »
Things are going well for the Danish gourmet stores in an otherwise pressured the retail industry.
ICA, Sweden’s market leader in groceries, announced Wednesday that more than half of the ICA Group’s portfolio companies are for sale. ICA only wishes to keep the textile and home… Read more »