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Synsam to open 100 stores with new concept

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Optician chain Synsam is investing in a new business in optics and sports glasses. Synsam Sports will offer personalized glasses, specialized for 18 different sports. The new chain will be established… Read more »

Power tricked landlord and Elgiganten – opens four weeks early

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It was supposed to be a retail highlight. Now, the new electronics chain Power from Expert breach the agreement with the new shopping center BIG in Herlev and opens the store, four… Read more »

K-rauta Express designed to conquer women and young Helsinki-citizens

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K-rauta took a decision this spring. Less than half a year later, the first K-rauta Express store was established in Helsinki. By heavy marketing inside and outside the Forum Galleria… Read more »

947 million operating profit for Elkjøp Nordic

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Elkjøp Group is growing – with the Swedish branch of Phonehouse added to the family, Elkjøp Nordic set a new sales record in 2014/2015. Sales increased by two billion NOK, reaching 29.8… Read more »

Starkki Puukeskus brand replaced by Stark

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After a year as Starkki Puukeskus, DT Group rebrands the merged Finnish building supply chains to Stark. Logo and design will be the same as in Denmark.

Odd Reitan: We are more solid than ever

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Net income for 2014 shows that Reitangruppen is more solid than ever. Totalomsetningen was 82 billion NOK, an increase of  5 billion from 2013. The last ten years Reitangruppen tripled the operating… Read more »

Interview: ”Mall of Scandinavia is a perfect project to validate new ideas”

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Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm is the largest shopping centre project in Scandinavia. But for owner Unibail-Rodamco it is also the perfect tool to try out new innovations and validate… Read more »

Multichannel: Lefdal integrates e-commerce in-store

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Yesterday Lefdal launched its new store concept Lefdal 2.0, with the opening of a new store in Sandvika Storsenter. The new store will have 38 touchscreens that are connected directly to the… Read more »

Expert-CEO: We have no plans for Sweden

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Expert is gathering its forces – for the battle against Elkjøp Group in Denmark, Norway and Finland. But Expert CEO, Lars Christensen, have no future plans for Sweden, and says a takeover of… Read more »

Meny to replace SuperBest and Eurospar in Denmark

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Dagrofa and its co-owner Norgesgruppen takes the Norwegian Meny-concept to Denmark by a merge and conversion of SuperBest and Eurospar. The first Meny-stores will open their doors next spring. At… Read more »

PostNord: Our pick up-lockers are a Nordic pilot

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PostNord is launching automatic pick up-lockers in three countries at the same time. ”It’s a Nordic pilot. We’ll have boxes in Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki”, says Johan Littmarck, product manager at… Read more »

Transforming into Beijer’s new sales machine

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Building and construction retailer Beijer is trying out a new light-concept The acquisition of eleven Cheapy units, with smaller store surfaces, gives an opportunity to provide full service using a… Read more »

Stockmann exclusive: This is how we will do multichannel better

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Stockmann’s sales are decreasing and consumers and experts are critical to their multichannel offer. ”This critic is entitled and fair. But we have a strategy of what to do”, says… Read more »