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Undramatic Swedish fashion sales in March

Style index from Svensk Handel Stil shows that sales of clothing in the dealer channel, measured in comparable units and in current prices, fell by 0.3 percent in March compared with the same month last year. The corresponding figure for sales in shoe stores show a decrease of 3.8 percent. So far this year, from January […]

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Danish vintage giant fires CEO

The CEO of the Danish online vintage fashion store Trendsales resigns immediately. ”It is true that Trendsales’ and now former CEO Rasmus Goth Engel have agreed to separate with immediate effect, says Martin Falslev Andersen, co-founder of Trendsales to TV2. (more…)

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ÖoB seeks new neighbors

Erikslund shopping area in västerås is one of Sweden’s largest, but also has many vacant premises. Now discount operator ÖoB changes neighbor from Elgiganten to Jula and Willy. “We know that we complement each other,” says ÖoB’s establishment director Josef Sommarkrans. (more…)

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Joy sold to MQ

MQ acquires the Swedish Joy-chain with 54 stores. ”Women in the 50+ age group account for more than half of the Swedish womenswear market and are today the market’s fastest growing customer group,” says MQ CEO Christina Ståhl. (more…)

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H&M Hawaii

Former Google CEO to H&M board

H&M’s nomination committee has proposed two new members of the board of directors, the former Nordic director of Google, Stina Honkamaa Bergfors, and the lawyer Erica Wiking Häger. ”From her various leading positions in companies such as Google and IKEA, Stina Honkamaa Bergfors has gathered solid and valuable experience within media, digitalisation and entrepreneurship,” says Chairman […]

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Lager 157 to expand into malls

Lager 157 will for the first time move into a shopping center with a smaller store size than the chain’s usual concept, the premiere takes place in Nacka Forum. ”This will be our fourth store in Stockholm and will differ from the other as the position and size of retail space creates new opportunities for us,” says Jonas Ivarsson, […]

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