The Norwegian discount chain Rema 1000 opened Danish store number 272 in Aalborg last week. Now it changes its upper limit from 300 stores to over 400 – and gears… Read more »
Lager 157 will for the first time move into a shopping center with a smaller store size than the chain’s usual concept, the premiere takes place in Nacka Forum. ”This will be our… Read more »
Now the new fashion chain Jeansbolaget has removed the JC-signs from the stores and opened 21 stores under their own logo. Shop owners says they left a sinking ship. “JC was on… Read more »
The winners of Garden paper Puutarha-Sanomat’s competition for the best fruit and vegetable stores were announced on Wednesday at the Helsinki HeVi Gala. The K-citymarket Rosendal and Turku S-market Wiklund Herkku was… Read more »
Skånska Byggvaror expands its omnichannel offer by opening five new Swedish stores – as large shop-in-shop solutions at Plantagen garden centers. “The shop-in-shop solution at Plantagen is a dream scenario for us,”… Read more »
As expected, City Gross did not appreciate ICA’s pharmacies in their stores. Now, Apoteket AB takes over eight Apotek Hjärtat shops next to Bergendahls City Gross stores. At the same… 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 »
Danish discount chain Normal will double its number of stores this year and have national coverage. ”It is my impression that our competitors start to feel the pressure on prices, ” says… 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.
ICA ended 2016 with a 3.6 percent sales increase compared to last year’s December – and a total increase for 2015 by 3.8 percent. The hypermarket concept Maxi held up… Read more »
Coop reveals it will open 400 new branches in Kvickly, SuperBrugsen and Irma with healthy and easy meals to go. The concept is called ”C meals market”
The American burger chain Hwy 55 had great plans for Denmark. But it did not make it until Christmas. Only a few months after launching the first two units, the burger… Read more »
The new fashion online site NA-KD has now acquired retailer number three and four as they buy up two online stores Inspo and Imso, both of which sell clothes to young women. Meanwhile, founder… Read more »
Komplett Pharmacy aims to become Norway’s Apotea, the Swedish online success. A change in the law gives Komplett the amittance to sell prescription medicines online. Now the goal is to become Norway’s largest pharmacy.
Føtex has made a fresh start with Føtex Food and opened six new, smaller, stores this year – and plan to continue in the same style. Now the concept gets a separate… Read more »
The Finnish Parliament has approved a proposal to make the opening hours of shops in the retail and hairdressing salons more liberal. S Group announced immediately that they extend the hours… Read more »
From Friday, December 11, Bilka One Stop in Field’s is open around the clock – and extends the 24/7-idea to more Netto-stores. ”We would like to accommodate customers who need to… Read more »
ICA has decided to close their ICA To Go stores, writes Icanyheter. The concept will instead be turned into a pre-store-concept.
Now Matmissionen, Scandinavia’s first Social Supermarket has opened. Unlike the common European concept, everyone who wants to shop in the store is welcome.
Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 3.7 percent in November 2015 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.1 percent. ICA Nära performed best with… Read more »
During the first quarter of 2016, Apoteksgruppen will open a new pharmacy in the most central part of Drottninggatan in Stockholm. The premises will be shared with the classic record store Bengans.
Here is the next expanding discounter in Finnish retail. Private equity investor Adelis will make over the majority stake in Puuilo. ”Our goal is to double the number of stores… Read more »
New rules from the Danish Environment and Food Ministry opens up for WeFood – Denmark’s first store with surplus food. “Precisely the rule-simplification, we have been waiting for,” says Secretary General of DanChurchAid Birgitte… Read more »