As convenience chains Pressbyrån and 7-Eleven started selling mobile phones, the frauds were massive. But since the start of last summer – a small change in the sales procedure ended 75 percent of… Read more »
Next week – the Finnish tax refunds of totally 2,3 billion EUR will reach 3,5 million Finns. But according to a fresh Nordea TNS Gallup, Finnish consumers will spend 33… Read more »
Almost 60 billion SEK will go to Christmas gifts in Scandinavia this year. At least 11.2 billion will be spent online. Norwegians say they will spend most money on gifts,… Read more »
The tone in the V.A.T-fight between Norwegian retail and government gets louder. On Monday, two opinions met in a debate on live television. “This is a drop in the ocean. The structural… Read more »
Four out of ten consumers in Sweden believe they will shop their Christmas gifts online this year. A first estimate indicates that Swedish Christmas shopping on the internet is increasing by… Read more »
Danish bed textile giant Jysk entered social media two years ago. 470 000 local Facebook-fans today is now targeted to be a million in a year. And the important question… Read more »
Swedish online fashion store Bubbleroom went into bricks and mortar in March. Now it’s ready to open the next store. And to introduce new technology into the stores to push… Read more »
Surveys showing the growth of mobile visitors and mobile purchases follow each other. Pineberry’s confirming previous results, now every third visit to an online business is from a smart phone,… Read more »
Here are some bad news for Finnish retail. The consumer confidence continues to decrease.
Danish Minister of taxes, Benny Engelbrecht, says cross border shopping damages the economy. ”It must be emphasized that it is hurting the Danish economy, when Danes border trades abroad”, he says… Read more »
A new Finnish site is combining books and people – on a platform provided by Adlibris. WSOY, Tammi, Johnny Kniga, Gummerus, Siltala, Teos, Crime Time and Paasilinna opened yesterday on… Read more »
Nokia is no longer the most selling cell phone in its home country Finland. Consumers now prefer Iphone or Samsung before the Lumia.
Finland loves their domestic online shopping. Biggest favourite: The military supply store Varusteleka. 13 000 consumers gave them a better review than last year’s winner, cosmetics shop Dermoshop – and… Read more »
Unibail-Rodamco needs to please the shopinista. Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm and 10 other European shopping centers will now get a special fashion designer concept including two dedicated stores with… Read more »
A 175-anniversary vase from Kähler caused chaos in Denmark’s online shopping. Imerco’s site crashed as 16 000 customers tried to put it in their shopping cart. Then Imerco faced a… Read more »
Uddevalla city centre won’t have a sports store next year. Team Sportia shuts down after Christmas. ”The footfall is decreasing in the city centre”, says store manager Tony Börjesson.
Matas has 1,4 million members in its loyalty program. Now the cosmetics chain will start using their customer data to make personal offers.
Finland’s largest discount retailer, Tokmanni Group, with 147 stores under seven different store brands, swims successfully against the downturn in Finnish retail. First half of 2014, sales increased by 3,4… Read more »
Who’s using social media best in the Nordic countries? ScandinavianRetail.com has read a fresh report and best in the Nordic class among retail brands is H&M with a big international… Read more »
Two Swedish cities are testing IOPS monitoring of consumers’ movements. But the system is criticized, “If the purpose is to provide information to the traders so that they know where… Read more »
+65 is the new big internet shopper in Denmark. Older people tends to shop online more often and for much bigger amounts, according to figures from FDHI.
Danes shopped online for 36 billion DKK in the first half of 2014. The half year report from Danish e-commerce analyze shows the growth will continue in the same pace…. Read more »
Danes’ use of credit cards is constantly increasing. In July, the use of the domestic Dankort increased by 7,6 percent compared to the same month last year. But international cards… Read more »