These are the plans for the new IKEA Copenhagen city in three floors in the area along Kalvebod Brygge. Hotel, green strokes, rooftop garden, pedestrian friendly and a lot of bicycle… Read more »
The changing customer behaviour is a bigger future challenge for Intersport in Denmark than any competitor. COO Thomas Just Rasmussen tells ScandinavianRetail.com about the first year after the takeover of… Read more »
Denmark is the local training ground for Hotel Chocolat – before global expansion. “Our plan is to use Denmark, which is a close by smallish market with lots of good… Read more »
Reitangruppen is more solid than ever. Total turnover in 2015 was 85.6 billion NOK, an increase of 4 billion from 2014. ”Thanks to talented people with strong values and aspirations… Read more »
Coop Sweden has turned all minus to plus and reports a profit for 2015 – a historic achievement according to the company. “It shows that the strategic comprehensive approach we… Read more »
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 »
Danish household chain Imerco is turning upwards. 2015 was the best annual result ever, with a 23 percent growth in operating profit to 83 million DKK. Now CEO Frederik Brønnum says… Read more »
Adlibris, the leading Nordic online bookstore, has agreed on a partnership with Cdon to sell books via Cdon Marketplace. In connection with the launch of Adlibris as a new marketplace merchant,… Read more »
XXL targets Denmark. In the first phase – only online. ”We need to market ourselves heavily to be visible in Denmark. But we cannot be market leaders in a country… Read more »
2.4 million square meters of new retail space in shopping centers and retail areas are planned in Sweden. This represents 14 Mall of Scandinavia or like the entire e-commerce would… Read more »
Apple has found the location of its flagship store in Stockholm. The City of Stockholm is expected to provide the electronics giant permission to build a fully transparent store in Kungsträdgården,… Read more »
The S Group’s two-year strategy of strict cost control, the grocery trade, the increased number of customers and the consumer goods trade are the main factors behind 2015 operating result improving from the… Read more »
Norway Post has signed 845 new agreements with Post i butikk/In-store post offices. 75 of them means a change of operating stores. A majority of them are switching location from Kiwi.
Swedish westcoast city Varberg gets a brand new retail park. 24,000 square meters of retail space, and a Biltema store will complement the city retail offer.
The December sales was weaker than expected in Danish retail. Only the food sales reports an increase, while fashion and other consumer goods reports a decline in both volume and… Read more »
Skånska Byggvaror expands its omnichannel offer by opening five new Swedish stores – as large shop-in-shop solutions at Plantagen garden centers. “The shop-in-shop solution at Plantagen is a dream scenario for us,”… Read more »
As expected, City Gross did not appreciate ICA’s pharmacies in their stores. Now, Apoteket AB takes over eight Apotek Hjärtat shops next to Bergendahls City Gross stores. At the same… Read more »
Mall of Scandinavia, inaugurated in mid-November has already had over three million customers. ”2016 will be an exciting year,” says Lars-Åke Tollemark, Nordic President of Unibail-Rodamco.
Kesko buys buildingware giant provider Onninen and increases its B2B-sales signficantly. ”We will gain lots of new, top notch expertise and expand into new product lines and new customer groups,”… Read more »
Indiska has submitted an application for reconstruction. A weak autumn and Christmas sales have worsened the situation of the pressed fashion and interior design chain. “In order to realize Indiska’s potential, we… Read more »
Swedish Christmas sales peak on Christmas Day – but in Norway they are expected to peak today. ”Last year’s turnover this day was insanely strong and Elkjøp Group in Norway… Read more »
The American burger chain Hwy 55 had great plans for Denmark. But it did not make it until Christmas. Only a few months after launching the first two units, the burger… 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 »
Furniture chain Mio Group reports a very strong first half. Consolidated operating profit amounted to 90 MSEK (53), which is an improvement of 72 percent. Sales growth is very high… Read more »
Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm might be outperformed by numbers of tenants in a few years. Mall of Tripla in Pasila, Helsinki, is set to have 250 tenants when opening, being… Read more »
The Nobel party is over. But for Lidl it has just begun. An entire marketing budget was hanging on to yesterday evening being a great success. The marketing manager Caroline Forsshéll… 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.