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Per Thelin leaves Stockmann

With a new Chairman, the turnaround specialist Per Thelin leaves his position as Stockmann’s CEO only 17 months after he took the job. ”The agreed strategic actions – in particular the divestments of Russian department stores and Seppälä – have been carried out as planned. The company structure consisting of Stockmann Retail, Real Estate and Lindex has been […]

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Stockholm premium shopping district to become construction site for 7 years

Sturegallerian, with adjacent buildings, in the middle of Stockholm’s best known entertainment och premium shopping district, can be demolished. The property owner plans a giant building project – for seven years. Now traders and politicians join together for massive protests. (more…)

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Starbucks enters Uppsala

Today, Starbucks opens up the doors to its first store in Uppsala, at Gränby Centre. It is a 155 square meters café with an outdoor terrace of 40 sqm. In total, the store offers about 80 seats. ”A creative, relaxed place between home, school, work and shopping, where we can share our passion for coffee in […]

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Åhlens to hire refugees in large diversity project

Åhléns is investing in diversity – and has a stated objective that at least 20 percent of the workforce within the Åhléns concepts should have international backgrounds in 2020. New 13 asylum seekers are recruited to the new Café Å lait. ”We must act with both heart and brain in business life and it’s important not […]

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Ica in collaboration with Wayne’s coffee

Ica does not only open in-house cafés with Starbucks. On Monday, Wayne’s Coffee moved in with Ica Supermarket on Kungsholmen in Stockholm. ”Café, restaurant and shop slips more and more together. This is the first collaboration between Ica and Wayne’s Coffee, and it will certainly open the door to expanded cooperation with several Ica retailers,” […]

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Increasing sales in service and convenience sector – but tough times for mini markets

Convenience store index from the Swedish Convenience & Fast Food shows that sales, measured in comparable units and in current prices, increased by 1.6 percent in the first quarter of 2015. But traders confidence fell by three percentage points between the first quarter of 2015 and fourth quarter of 2014. It is the third consecutive […]

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