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Citycon to have 75 % of all shopping centers certified

Citycon has launched an extensive project to introduce BREAAM In-Use certification for its shopping centres. So far, a total of 16 shopping centres owned by Citycon and four managed by the company have been granted the BREEAM In-Use certificate. Of these, eight are located in Norway, four in Finland, three in Sweden and one in […]

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Coop’s historical turnaround

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 have taken on all our operations provide powerful performance and we are even ahead of schedule in many areas,” says Sonat Burman-Olsson, President and CEO […]

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Apotek Hjärtat ICA

Ica to open health care clinics at hypermarkets

Ica goes for more qualified health care in connection with its hypermarkets This is done by ICA’s pharmacy chain Apotek Hjärtat opening Minute Clinics. Three trials are now permanent and three new will be established. “The big advantage is that we simplify for customers. You can check your birthmark at the same time you buy milk, “says ICA’s CEO Per […]

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Intersport to open relocated stores

Intersport opens the doors to five stores with Intersport’s upgraded store concept. ”To strengthen our store portfolio on our journey to become the best in sports, we investigate constantly the possibilities for rebuilding and relocation to adapt to customer trends in local markets,” says Ulf Kinneson, CEO of Intersport (more…)

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Gothenburg the new hotspot for retail establishment

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 be converted into physical retail. Especially great is the interest in Gothenburg, according to a survey of shopping centers and commercial areas carried out by […]

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AMF recruits new Head of business development

AMF Fastigheter has recruited Annelie Gullström to a newly created role as Head of business development with the mission to drive the company’s business development. ”External requirements and expectations means that we must constantly sharpen our offer and our products. Annelie will be a key figure in putting our ideas into commercially viable service,” says […]

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New buildingware CEO a one-year-solution

DT Group, the largest buildingware retail actor in the Nordics, has a new President, the Stark-CEO Søren P Olesen. But only for the next 12 months. “As Søren P. Olesen must hold two major CEO positions over the next year, our owner Wolseley will wait before they make the position permanent,” says CFO Søren Strøm. (more…)

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Lower margins for Apoteksgruppen

The results for 2015 show an increase in turnover for the entrepreneurial pharmacies in the Swedish pharmacy chain Apoteksgruppen, although the increase is partly due to increased sales of expensive drugs with lower margins. Furthermore, major investments in the newly introduced e-commerce and the chain’s own brand which together with increased investment in new pharmacies […]

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Apple Stockholm

Apple to open state of the art flagship in Stockholm

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, the large park in Stockholm city. “Stockholm is a fantastic city of innovation and we feel a great honor to have the opportunity to contribute […]

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Biltema targets small city locations

Swedish Biltema makes an impression wherever the chain opens a department store. Now two small Swedish municipalities, Nässjö and Avesta, has made an agreement with the chain. ”The important thing for us is that we can establish ourselves in a good position. We need to be where the traffic is,” says Anders Selfors, establishment manager, Biltema. […]

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Two tenants to new Tornby extension

The further development of Tornby handelsgårdar, the latest extension of Tornby trading area in Linköping, has signed its first tenants: ÖoB and the new chain Club Xprs. ”We believe that it is one of Sweden’s best shopping areas, thanks to the large catchment area of ​​Östergötland and visible position towards the E4 where many passes,” says Club Xprs CEO […]

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Citycon expands organisation with eight new employees

After the acquisition of the Norwegian Sektor in July 2015 Citycon is now announcing that it employs eight people, including three operation engineers and a property technician in order to build its own operating organization. In addition, Citycon strengthens its Swedish organization with four specialists, all based in Kista. Joel Bjerking, formerly JLL, has been appointed […]

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