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Åhlens to gear up e-commerce with new director

Åhlens dismantles the stores in Norway, but is now focusing on Scandinavian e-commerce on a large scale starting next year. In line with this strategy comes the creation of a new service e-commerce manager. “There is a great potential for Åhléns with digital sales, which I look forward to further development,” says Cecilia Mortimer Meurling who’s […]

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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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Åhlens to close all stores in Norway – Lagerhaus to replace

The largest Scandinavian interior and department store chain, Åhlens, will close all 30 stores in Norway within two years. ”It is the continuing priority of the Åhléns department stores that are the basis for the decision to close down the home furnishing stores in Norway,” says Gregg Mowins, CEO of Åhléns AB. Sister chain Lagerhaus will […]

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Axel Johnson to switch CEO

Mia Brunell Livfors will be the new CEO of the trading group Axel Johnson after Fredrik Persson. He will hand over the position in a month. ”It is not only Sweden’s best job, it is Sweden’s easiest job, too, Fredrik Persson tells (more…)

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Lina Söderqvist new Marketing Manager at Åhlens

Lina Söderqvist has been recruited to the role of Marketing Manager at Åhlens. She  comes from a position as Marketing Director at Björn Borg. – With a background as both project manager and managing director, Lina has extensive experience of acting both strategically and operationally. To that I add her leadership qualities. These experiences are […]

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