Category Archives: Store concept

Heavy investments in Dagrofa – 318 million loss

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Danish grocery giant Dagrofa, now under Norgesgruppen’s control had an expensive year. While earnings before taxes are still on the positive side, the Group result landed at a negative 318 million… Read more »

Nilson Group to introduce online shopping in-store

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Scandinavian shoe retailer Nilson Group makes its e-commerce platform available in physical stores. Tests are ongoing in selected stores, where customers can go shopping for shoes via a smart online station on the shop… Read more »

Lindex launched new store concept at UK premiere

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Lindex has opened its first store in the UK. “The new store, with our new store concept, looks absolutely stunning and is truly a fashion experience world class,” says Ingvar… Read more »

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Coop to set new innovation standard with Copenhagen Central station store

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Coop will soon open a new type of store, dubbed Mad Cooperativet located at Copenhagen Central Station in a former Sports Bar. ”It will be something you have not seen before in Denmark,” says… Read more »

After PinPoint-success – Dixons Carphone says Nordic staff will be equipped with tablets

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Dixons Carphone, who owns the Elkjøp Group, has equipped its UK staff with 5,000 tablets with a self developed all-in-one solution called PinPoint in the store. This has boosted the… Read more »

Tokmanni store-name upsets Helsinki University

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Discount chain Tokmanni reopens a former Tarjoustalo chain store tomorrow, and markets the store’s name with ”University of Helsinki Tokman”. This upset the university who threatened to take legal actions. Tokmanni says the name… Read more »

Kesko promises new actions

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Kesko did not reach the market expectations for 2014. “A good result in a difficult situation”, says CEO Mikko Helander. Also K-Rauta and Byggmakker operations in Sweden and Norway loses sales.

Big box-formats seek Helsinki city centre locations

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Several small sized chains has left Finland and mainly city malls recent years. But in Helsinki, big-box concepts now take over the sites. “It has become more important to be where… Read more »

Ikea signed for Tromsø department store – opens distribution point next year

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Ikea goes further north than ever before. Today Ikea Norway signed an agreement for the purchase of land for a new store in Tromsø. Although the department store won’t be… 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 »