Category Archives: Consumer behavior

Elgiganten won’t put Megastore-label on new stores

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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 »

Elgiganten to expand Swedish store network by 18 new establishments

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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 »

Jula to follow up customer loyalty program success with pro-club

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Jula’s customer club, JulaClub, has now reached 2 million members. “It’s fantastic! 2 million JulaClub members is a proof that we have many dedicated customers. JulaClub is an extremely important… 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 »

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 »

Woody Bygghandel makes large digital B2B-investment

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Building and ironware is a fast rising category online. Swedish B2B-specialist and franchise chain Woody Bygghandel has kept a low profile online so far, but now faces a substantial investment in… Read more »

Elkjøp and Elgiganten reports new record sales – from new products

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Elgiganten in Sweden announces that Black Friday was the start of a record strong Christmas, with sales growth of 5 percent, more customer visits and a higher customer ratings than… Read more »

Critical store service as online business is rising for Christmas

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One third (33%) of all Swedes made at least half of the Christmas presents shopping online, according to a recent survey. “While the survey shows how critical it is to create an overall… Read more »

Strömpilen shopping centre to lose major chains to new Ikea centre

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Several major brands are leaving the shopping center Strömpilen in Umeå. The reason is that they move to Ikea’s new shopping center south of town. “Our stores in the city and… Read more »