Bauhaus Sweden today has 2,600 employees and is now planning to hire an additional 1,100 employees. The recruitments are for a new store at Sisjön Gothenburg and to handle peak season.
On Thursday, Clas Ohlson opened up the doors to their store on Jungfernstieg in Hamburg. The store is Clas Ohlson’s very first on the German market. “Germany is a market that… Read more »
Ikea plans to sell half of their shopping centers in Europe.. In Sweden, the plan is to sell four out of eleven shopping centers, in Haparanda, Örebro, Borlänge and Uddevalla which… Read more »
Except for its size, Elgiganten’s Megastore-concept has lost its uniqueness. In the coming year all standard stores will get the same concept, but without the addition Megastore. Now the electronics chain evaluates… Read more »
At Svensk Handel’s, the Swedish Trade Federation’s, Annual Meeting in Munich Brewery in Stockholm on Monday a new board was elected. The meeting also endorsed a statement calling for vigorous action… Read more »
Waiting for the announced IPO – now comes a final merger of the electronics chains SIBA and NetOnNet – as the older brand SIBA will be closed down and the stores converted to… Read more »
The H&M Group’s sales increased by 5 percent in local currencies in April 2016 compared to the same month the previous year. The cold spring which continued into April in several… Read more »
Björn Borg has acquired the shares held by the minority shareholder of subsidiary Björn Borg UK Limited, representing 20 percent of total share. “We have now taken yet another step to cut… Read more »
Apoteket has taken over from Apotek Hjärtat as player in eight locations around the country. The new pharmacies were opened on Friday.
Clas Ohlson’s sales increased by 3 percent in April to 520 MSEK (505), but with a calendar effect of 6 percent. In local currencies, sales increased by 8 percent with… Read more »
The Stockmann Group’s sales in April were up by 26.8 percent as the annual Crazy Days campaign in Finland was held in April, instead of March as in 2015. Combining… Read more »
Elgiganten expands its Swedish retail network with 18 new establishments and five upgrades. “We see growth in all sales channels and can confirm that the physical stores, despite a strong… Read more »
Ikea reveals it will open its first order and collection point in London, with a store in Westfield Stratford City this summer. This will be the first branch in a… Read more »
Expert is now launching the Power chain in Finland. Next stop is Sweden The first opening out of two Finnish stores this week was an expected success. “We brought the… Read more »
Style index from Svensk Handel Stil shows that sales of clothing in the dealer channel, measured in comparable units and in current prices, fell by 1.2 percent in April compared… Read more »
The fight about Sunday opening hours in Norway is taking comic proportions. Customers are jumping over barrier tapes in temporary limited stores as Rema 1000 is making a statement, claiming its… Read more »
It is still a small niche, but now also Intersport and Netonnet the trend of trunk deliveries to e-trading consumers that happens to have the right car for the service, parked in Stockholm… Read more »
ICA has so far increased its sales this year by 3.5 percent. Due to an early Easter, store sales decreased by 0.8 percent n April compared with the corresponding month last year.
Björn Abild, the current CEO of Hemtex and with previous experience as CEO of ICA Special, Expert and TeamSportia, has been appointed the new chairman of Woody. ”I am both… Read more »
It seems once to have been a short retail spring – and soon spring collections must go on sale. Svensk Handel’s Chief Economist Jonas Arnberg says the transition between the seasons will be… Read more »
Finnish design brand Marimekko will open a pop-up store at NK Department store for an exclusive limited edition. ”NK is a prestigious department store with a long history and a… Read more »