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Danish electronics chain in deep crisis – will Elkjøp take over?

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56 stores Danish electronics chain Fona, founded in 1926, seeks reconstruction. ”The background is the recent years’ extremely intense competition where we unfortunately have been squeezed on our earnings to… Read more »

Elkjøp’s Nordic Christmas – up 3 percent

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Elkjøp Group’s Christmas sales, including Black friday and sales period over New Year, was great in Sweden, good in Norway and tough in Denmark and Finland. That’s the conclusion after Dixons… Read more »

Elkjøp and Elgiganten reports new record sales – from new products

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Elgiganten in Sweden announces that Black Friday was the start of a record strong Christmas, with sales growth of 5 percent, more customer visits and a higher customer ratings than… Read more »

Lower margins for Elkjøp Group

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(Updated with Nordic numbers) Elkjøp does not contribute to its owner DixonsCarphone as before. The reason is lower margins – and weakening currencies. Still, separate markets like Sweden reports good growth and forecasts… Read more »

Apotea and Komplett – Scandinavian e-commerce favorites

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The users of one of Sweden’s and Norway’s largest comparison sites, Prisjakt, has voted this year’s “Best Online Retailers”. The winners of the main prize Webshop of the Year  2015… Read more »

Elkjøp sold for 25 million first night of Black Friday

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Despite server capacity problems within the Elkjøp Group at the start of Black Friday – the Norwegian online sales reached 25 million NOK from bedtime to breakfast.

Elgiganten to take over service and repairs partner

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Elkjøp Group takes over its main partner for service and repairs, InfoCare Workshop. ”The acquisition will strengthen our service offerings to our customers by ensuring efficient repairs and an even better… Read more »

Elgiganten launches conversion of 79 Phone House stores

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[smartslider2 slider=”1″]’ A year after the big deal – now Elgiganten officially rebrands their Phone House stores in Sweden. For seven weeks, the chain will grow by 79 stores and take the… Read more »

947 million operating profit for Elkjøp Nordic

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Elkjøp Group is growing – with the Swedish branch of Phonehouse added to the family, Elkjøp Nordic set a new sales record in 2014/2015. Sales increased by two billion NOK, reaching 29.8… Read more »

Survey supports Elkjøp Group’s know how-strategy

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Dixons Carphone’s Nordic branch the Elkjøp Group is increasingly investing in service and help desks in the store. Now they have commissioned a study which confirms that they are right in… Read more »

Slower growth for Elkjøp Group – big cuts in Phonehouse head office staff

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Elkjøp Group’s revenue growth has slowed down. Still, the market shares are increasing. ”We have a very strong business in the Nordics and feel confident that the projects we are… Read more »

Test: They are the best service providers in Norwegian retail

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Furniture chain Fagmøbler is the best service provider in Norwegian Retail. This according to Daymaker, who has performed and compared Mystery Shopping visits in 58 retail chains within ten categories.

Granngården recruits Dixons’ Nordic COO as CEO

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Granngården has recruited Per Sigvardsson as new CEO of Granngården. This means the garden centre chain will gain top competence in multichannel strategy. ”It will be exciting to work with a company with entirely… Read more »

Elkjøp to introduce Phonehouse-concept in Norway

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Elkjøp Express stores in Norway get a new profile and are rebranded to “Phone House”. ”With this new investments we take a further step in telecom,” says director Jaan Ivar Semlitsch. This… 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 »

Elkjøp beaten by Norwegian currency fall despite December sales record

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Elkjøp has made its best December ever with a 10 percent sales increase But the UK-owners DixonsCarphone doesn’t make them best in class ”The impact of the decline in the… 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 »

Consumer electronics chains’ toughest working Friday

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Today is Black Friday – which might get its big Nordic breakthrough this year. One third of all purchased Christmas gifts so far this year are purchased online.

Elkjøp re-organizes for digital development to meet international entrances

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Elkjøp Group expects more international competition on the Scandinavian markets. Soon there will be 15-20 people in a new department working with the digital offer. ”This is where our 100… Read more »

Expert-CEO: We have no plans for Sweden

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Expert is gathering its forces – for the battle against Elkjøp Group in Denmark, Norway and Finland. But Expert CEO, Lars Christensen, have no future plans for Sweden, and says a takeover of… Read more »

Elgiganten to ”stop screaming” in new marketing concept

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Elkjøp Group invests 20 million in new advertising concept for the entire Nordic region, which is primarily designed to be branding and tone down the sales message. ”We have been… Read more »