IC Group, the Danish company providing brands Tiger of Sweden, By Malene Birger and Peak Performance, reports a sales decrease in the third financial quarter. Now the whole growth for the financial… 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 »
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 »
Dagrofa thanks its Gestus brand for a strong growth in sales of private label products. With Gestus as a spearhead sales of its own brands grew by 10 percent in 2015 . ”The… Read more »
Gränby Centre invests in a spectacular playground ”The new playground is designed as a miniature Uppsala,” says Daniel Kvant-Suber, business developer, Atrium Ljungberg.
Coop Danmark is working hard to double the sales of organic food before 2020. Now t’s going to try to do it in two weeks. All1,200 stores are participating and some of… Read more »
Dagrofa campaign “Choose Danish – you buy, we give”, has sent more than 1.5 million DKK back to producers in Danish agriculture.
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 »
The border trade does not suffer from a weaker Norwegian currency. In Charlottenberg the retail trade has so far this year increased by over 20 percent. “When the Norwegian krone… Read more »
The changing customer behaviour is a bigger future challenge for Intersport in Denmark than any competitor. COO Thomas Just Rasmussen tells ScandinavianRetail.com about the first year after the takeover of… Read more »
The impact of a weaker Norwegian currency leaves its marks on Norwegian fashion industry. Moods of Norway and GinaTricot got the biggest downturn among the major players in the Norwegian… Read more »
After the strongest retail growth in eight years, the forecast for Sweden 2016 is 4.0 percent. ”Retail sales have grown every year since 1997 and will do so again this… Read more »
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 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 »
Buildingware materials grew most of all product categories online last year. This according to the upcoming report E-barometern from PostNord.
Rema 1000’s focus on their own brands interferes with the targeted speed of growth. Sales and market shares have been standing still over the past year, according to recent figures from… Read more »
Coop Norway will return 670 million NOK to its members this year. ”It is always very nice to work in Coop when profits are shared and members receive their buy dividends paid back…. Read more »
At the same time as grocery prices decreases in Finland, SOK’s CEO Taavi Heikkilä worries about decreasing consumer purchasing power – and especially an increase of the value added tax. ”It is… Read more »
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 »
Prices fall in Finland, but the Christmas sales had a better development than expected. The retail trade turnover grew by 1.5 percent and volumes by 3.0 percent, according to the… Read more »
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 »
In 2015, more Swedes than ever donated their deposit on returnable cans and bottles to charity. Especially in September, where the donations were 40 percent higher, according to the Willys… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Lidl Finland will test-expand its opening hours, starting in the Kirkkonummi and Seppälä Jyväskylä stores. ”Shops will only be open when customers want to do business there,” says CEO Lauri Sipponen.