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Stokke to half the management team in Coop Norway

When Geir Inge Stokke took over the lead in Coop Norway, he had too much staff – including a management team of 24 people. Now 650 people has left the company due to overlapping work after the ICA acquisition. And 13 leaves the management team. ”24 people who report to me are simply too many. It is not effective, Stokke tells […]

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Rema reports 120 competitor’s stores for illegal Sunday opening

Rema 1000 in Norway reports 120 stores in NorgesGruppen, Coop and Bunnpris for violating the law on holidays and holiday peace. The chain claims nearly a third of Norgesgruppen’s stores are open on Sundays in violation of the law. ”Today’s regulations are not enforced – and for those who exploit it, the turnovers increase on Sundays. Either the authorities […]

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Stokke new President of Coop Norway

Geir Inge Stoke becomes Coop Norway’s permanent solution. Board of Coop Norge Handel and Coop Norge SA has appointed him as Group CEO of Coop Norway. ”Both from the thorough search and results Geir-Inge Stokke have delivered on time as acting CEO, the board is confident that we have found the best candidate,” says Chairman Lisbeth Bull […]

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Coop to take down the Rimi-signs

For nearly 40 years Rimi has been a key player in the Norwegian grocery. Now, Coop has decided to bury the store signs. ”We have great respect for the position Rimi had in Norway. But after a total assessment, we have decided that we do not use the name,” says communications director Kristin Paus at […]

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Green light to Coop’s acquisition of Ica Norway – Bunnpris and Norgesgruppen to buy 93 stores

The Norwegian Competition Authority today announced their approval of Coop Norway’s acquisition of ICA Norway, but the acquisition may not be completed until Coop Norway has sold on 93 of their stores. Coop has entered into agreements with Bunnpris and Norgesgruppen to sell the stores concerned. ”For Bunnpris it means a total turnover increase of […]

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Ski federation stops bread and juice in Coop-stores

  A board resolution of the Norwegian Ski Federation states that cross country ski star Petter Northug can not compete in the Coop suit in national competitions coming season. The federation also demands that Coop in the period from November 1 until the season is over in April whatsoever can not use Northug in marketing. […]

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