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Alko to start online sales of all alcoholic beverages

The Finnish state-owned alcohol monopoly-chain Alko will start e-commerce this year. The aim is to offer the full range. “Our customers can use our services precisely in those channels where they want. By bringing our full range for purchase, we can better serve our customers, “says Alko’s business manager Paula Kujansivu. (more…)

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Woody Bygghandel makes large digital B2B-investment

Building and ironware is a fast rising category online. Swedish B2B-specialist and franchise chain Woody Bygghandel has kept a low profile online so far, but now faces a substantial investment in e-commerce in B2B as a complement to the physical facilities to consolidate its industry position. ”This is a very important investment for Woody Bygghandel as a chain,” says […]

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Norway to launch national price and nutrition comparison portal for groceries

In October next year launches the Norwegian Consumer Council a grocery portal, which will provide food customers with the ability to find the best rates and evaluate the products in all the grocery stores. ”Today there are only the consumers who do not have a complete overview of the pricing,” says Mette Fossum Beyer in Rema […]

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Kesko to provide free charging points for Tesla

A hybrid car and a contactless loyalty card is the new high tech sustainable offer for Finnish consumers from Kesko. Owners of both will soon be able to charge their cars for free in three regions while doing their grocery shopping. After one hour of charging, the car is set for approximately 100 kilometers more. (more…)

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Customer cards app Loyo now offers 100 retail chains

The customer club cards in one app, Loyo, is now offered by over 100 Swedish retail chains. Over 80,000 consumers have thus moved the cards from the wallet to their smart phone. Among the Swedish chains that have joined are Guldfynd, Intersport, Siba, Hornbach and Gulf and over 20 shopping centers. The app Loyo from Resurs Bank aims to […]

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EET aquires Norwegian POS-specialist

EET Europarts makes another acquisiti Norwegian POS-specialist Barex. EET has the past 18 months made up a new business area within POS (Point of Sales). With the acquisition of Barex will EET become a significant distributor in the POS, with a number of famous brands. For strategic reasons mean Barex they need to be part of […]

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Dansk Supermarked to launch mobile payments in 566 stores

Føtex Storcenter Nord in Aarhus starts offering mobile phone checkout from today. The store will be the first supermarket in Denmark which allows customers to pay for their purchases with a mobile phone. Dansk Supermarked expects that the Mobile Pay solution will be in use in all 566 supermarkets within Føtex, Salling and Netto, before […]

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”Nets to launch new mobile payment solution next week”

Nets is about to launch a new mobile payment solution. Computerworld writes that the solution, developed in cooperation with the French IT company Oberthur Technologies and the Norwegian financial group Eika, will be presented at the Mobile world congress next Monday. None of the parties wish to comment on the launch. Eika and Nets last […]

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