Norgesgruppen’s grip of the Norwegian grocery market is firmer than ever. The market share at the end of 2015 was 41.2 percent – all chains increased. And for 2016 the… Read more »
Rema 1000 in Norway reports 120 stores in NorgesGruppen, Coop and Bunnpris for violating the law on holidays and holiday peace. The chain claims nearly a third of Norgesgruppen’s stores are open on… Read more »
Fruit and vegetables with bad looks are the new trend in groceries. Now Bunnpris spreads its SNÅl concept to include a greater part of its chain.
Norway’s smallest, but fast growing, food chain, Bunnpris, is now considering breaking its cooperation with Rema. ”We have not entered into marriage with someone,” CEO Christian Lykke said.
Rema 1000 was rejected by Coop after Ica-deal. Now, the chain will still take over 20 Ica-stores by getting their hands on the leasing contracts.
Tomorrow, Bunnpris will grow with 43 new stores. Then the first part of Ica’s conversion will take place. Coop Norway had to divest 93 of the 550 stores acquired from… Read more »
Many of the Ica-stores that are now getting Bunnpris signs are large supermarkets. These are stores which apparently differs from Bunnpris concept as many people know it, but Bunnpris has also developed… Read more »
Rather Norgesgruppen than Bunnpris. So says the leader of the Norwegian ICA-retailers’ franchise association, Jan Andersen. “I feel that some are skeptical as Bunnpris is not a typical discount concept –… Read more »
The Norwegian Competition Authority today announced their approval of Coop Norway’s acquisition of ICA Norway, but the acquisition may not be completed until Coop Norway has sold on 93 of… Read more »
In 1882, it was built to accommodate an iron foundry. 132 years later it is worthy built on Damsgård sold to Bunnpris. – This is protection by use. The building gets… Read more »
Last winter Bunnpris-owner and leader Christian Lykke revealed plans for a second chain, Lykke Liten, consisting of 40-50 smaller units. After ICA’s sellout to Coop Norway, the plans are dropped…. Read more »
Everyone was happy after Coop’s purchase of ICA Norway. Even REMA 1000-CEO Ole Robert Reitan. But, according to Norwegian media, he tried to make Bunnpris buy ICA through international investors.
Estate empire Prima Group is bankrupt with a debt to a group of banks of 510 million NOK. Among Prima’s tenants are Rema 1000, Bunnpris and Elkjøp.