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New online market place to offer free platform and logistics for fashion stores

The new fashion online site NA-KD has now acquired retailer number three and four as they buy up two online stores Inspo and Imso, both of which sell clothes to young women. Meanwhile, founder Jarno Vanhatapio reveals more about the strategy behind NA-KD – that in addition to pure acquisitions will offer a full-scale e-commerce platform – from IT […]

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Adelis aquires Finnish discount retail chain Puuilo – sets out large expansion plan

Here is the next expanding discounter in  Finnish retail. Private equity investor Adelis will make over the majority stake in Puuilo. ”Our goal is to double the number of stores in the coming years”, says Markku Tuomaala, CEO of Puuilo. At the same time, Tomas Franzen, the former CEO of Biltema and ÖoB, will invest and […]

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First social supermarket for surplus food to open in Copenhagen

New rules from the Danish Environment and Food Ministry opens up for WeFood – Denmark’s first store with surplus food. “Precisely the rule-simplification, we have been waiting for,” says Secretary General of DanChurchAid Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen. The new store with surplus food will open in early 2016 in Copenhagen. (more…)

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Tokmanni to open four new stores same day

Discount tore chain Tokmanni will open four new stores on Thursday this week – reaching 13 news stores this year. One of them will have the new compact city concept. ”We have improved the customer experience significantly during the current year by reforming our stores look and developing the product range, especially the sale of seasonal products,” Tokmanni’s […]

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Kesko buys all shares in Suomen Lähikauppa

Finnish grocery market just lost an alternative. The small store specialist Suomen Lähikauppa Oy with 643 Valintatalo and Siwa stores with 6.8 percent of the market will now become a part of Kesko. ”Suomen Lähikauppa has excellent business locations and the acquisition will enable us to implement our strategy faster than planned and with significantly […]

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23 JC-stores to leave the chain

Fashion chain JC Jeans & Clothes will lose every fourth store from next year. 23 Swedish stores break out from JC to start the new chain Jeansbolaget. ”Our agreement expired at the end of March and we have tried to negotiate but not managed to get a new contract,” says Tobias Frick who is the CEO of the […]

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Kappahl re-opens Stockholm flagship

Thursday was the premiere of KappAhl’s new flagship store on the top pedestrian street Drottninggatan in Stockholm.  The new store concept For you is one of fashion chain’s biggest investments. “We have built a top modern flagship store that displays the entire KappAhl range and is fully adapted to the KappAhl customer”, says Vice President Marketing Joakim […]

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Stockmann to outsource space to Musti & Mirri – gets pet grooming services

Stockmann believes pet supplies chain Musti & Mirri will serve the Helsinki flagship’s customers better. That makes it the fifth partner to move in as a large shop-in-department store solution, following Expert, Hamleys, Bonnier and Halti. ”The possibility of expanding cooperation with Hamleys, Musti & Mirri and Halti from Helsinki to Stockmann’s other stores during 2016 is being investigated,” […]

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Elgiganten launches conversion of 79 Phone House stores

[smartslider2 slider=”1″]’ A year after the big deal – now Elgiganten officially rebrands their Phone House stores in Sweden. For seven weeks, the chain will grow by 79 stores and take the market leading electronics chain into malls and city centers with a mobile and omnichannel concept. “We will change the consumer electronics market in Sweden,” says Niclas […]

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