Category Archives: Home & interior

Kesko’s international operations up 12.5% in August

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Kesko’s fighting the price downturn in Finland, but does better on other markets. Total sales in August increased by 0.6% in local currencies, excluding Anttila. “Kesko’s sales continued to increase… Read more »

Plantagen to expand with urban flower shops

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Garden center leader Plantagen is expanding with ordinary flower shops. Three stores in Oslo are now followed by three in Stockholm. “Traditional florists in urban areas is on a completely different… 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 »

Bygghemma aquires bankrupt home and interior chain

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Bygghemma takes over six of bankrupt chain Chilli’s stores, e-commerce and the brand itself. “There is a healthy core in Chilli, but the chain grew too quickly”, says Bygghemma’s CEO Mikael Olander…. Read more »