Tag Archives: Sebastian James

Elkjøp’s Nordic Christmas – up 3 percent

      Comments Off on Elkjøp’s Nordic Christmas – up 3 percent

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 »

Lower margins for Elkjøp Group

      Comments Off on Lower margins for Elkjøp Group

(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 »

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

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

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 »

Dixons Carphone to withdraw from Phone House operations in Netherlands and Germany

      Comments Off on Dixons Carphone to withdraw from Phone House operations in Netherlands and Germany

While Dixons Carphone’s subsidiary Elkjøp has introduced the Phonehouse concept to Norway, the UK-based Group is withdrawing from Germany and Netherlands. ”This is another step in our clear strategic plan to focus… Read more »

Elkjøp beaten by Norwegian currency fall despite December sales record

      Comments Off on Elkjøp beaten by Norwegian currency fall despite December sales record

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 »

Expert-chain goes Media Markt – opens 25 megastores to compete with Elgiganten

      Comments Off on Expert-chain goes Media Markt – opens 25 megastores to compete with Elgiganten

Expert will start a new chain of megastores to compete with Elgiganten. According to CEO Jesper Boysen it’s one of the biggest implementations ever made in Danish retail. ”It will… Read more »

New superprofit for Elkjøp Group

      Comments Off on New superprofit for Elkjøp Group

Dixons’ nordic chains Elkjøp and Lefdal in Norway, Elgiganten in Sweden and Denmark and Gigantti in Finland delivers a new superprofit to its owner. The Nordic sales for 294 stores… Read more »

Exclusive with Dixons CEO: ”Everywhere we open a Megastore – Media Markt becomes fantastically unprofitable”

      Comments Off on Exclusive with Dixons CEO: ”Everywhere we open a Megastore – Media Markt becomes fantastically unprofitable”

Scandinavia is the jewel in the crown of Dixons’ group. We got an exclusive interview with CEO Sebastian James about the market, Nordic vs the UK and the fight against… Read more »