Swedish food giant Axfood has found the replacer to Odd Reitan in the Board: Siba and Netonnet-owner and profile Fabian Bengtsson. As a new Chairman, the Nominating Committee proposes the CEO… Read more »
Axfood ended 2015 with an impressive 8.1 percent sales increase compared to Q4 in 2014. And a total increase of sales by 7.2 percent in 2015. ”Superb sales growth gave… Read more »
Norwegian Reitan group, the second largest shareholder in Swedish Axfood, is about to divest its 15.6 percent holding – and Odd Reitan denies re-election to the Board. ”A sale increases financial… Read more »
Now Matmissionen, Scandinavia’s first Social Supermarket has opened. Unlike the common European concept, everyone who wants to shop in the store is welcome.
This is the first Nordic Social Supermarket. Stockholms Stadsmission and Axfood plans to open it in the suburb Rågsved at year-end. The goal is to utilize 200 tonnes of surplus… Read more »
Axfood reports a 7 percent sales increase for June to September. ”The third quarter was an outstanding quarter in which we performed beyond expectations,” says CEO Anders Strålman. During 2016, Axfood… Read more »
Axfood’s wholesale division, Axfood Sverige AB, changes name and lifts up Dagab to the front again, with a new logo. ”It feels really good that we finally have been able to… Read more »
Axfood reports another record quarter – with an increase of the retail sales by 6.9 percent and 3.9 percent like-for-like. But the recent acceleration is probably over now. ”We will… Read more »
Stadsmissionen in Stockholm will open the first Nordic Social Supermarket together with Axfood. A number of co-financiers from the food sector will be donating food near or with passed expiration date, or goods… Read more »
Ica gained most market shares in the Swedish grocery trade last year. But Lidl increased the most in percentage, and is now taking aim at the five percent limit.
Axfood will be the first in Sweden to introduce a deposit on juice bottles. ”We are the first to do this on a voluntary basis. Increased pledge is good for both… Read more »
Cecilia Ketels is the new Head of Investor Relations at Axfood AB. “I look forward to continuing to develop Axfood’s financial communication and to building further on the capital market’s… Read more »
Mia Brunell Livfors will be the new CEO of the trading group Axel Johnson after Fredrik Persson. He will hand over the position in a month. ”It is not only… Read more »
Hemköp chain opens a new eco-concept – next door to themselves – that sell prepared foods. Hemköp Reko becomes a test with Hemköp’s own organic range, supplemented with organic and vegetarian… Read more »
Axfood is set to start e-commerce to consumers. 100 Axfood employees will take the first step for home delivery or picking up at store. “This is the first step of a… Read more »
Axfood operating income increased by eleven percent in 2014 and Hemköp’s result increased over 30 percent. “The result for 2014 was once again Axfood best ever. All units reported good results…. Read more »
The Swedish market for organic products had a remarkable growth in 2014. ICA, Coop and Lidl all report new sales record. According to a fresh report presented today, the retail… Read more »
Sweden is the only Nordic country with the weakest discount wave in the food trade. But Rema 1000, available in both Norway and Denmark with great success, has no plans to test the market…. Read more »
Axfood’s interim report for Q3 is the best ever. ”All divisions contribute”, comments CEO Anders Strålman who looks forward to six new store openings this year.
Swedish Axfood today announces it has taken a strategic decision to start negotiations regarding centralisation of the inside sales offices for independent convenience stores to Sätra in Stockholm.
Axfood has made a directional decision to move certain operations from Örebro to Jordbro and Göteborg, the company announces today. Product supply and store support will change locations. 33 employees… Read more »
Axfood announces a new CEO of the restaurant and retail chain Urban Deli. Direkten-CEO John Andvaller takes over the position in the late fall.
Anne Rhenman-Eklund, Head of Corporate Communications, is leaving Axfood for new duties outside of the company. Anne Rhenman-Eklund has been employed by Axfood since 2007 as Head of Investor Relations… Read more »