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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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NorgesGruppen aquires petrol station chain

Norgesgruppen has signed a 10-year alliance agreement with Esso Norway AS and buy all shares in the subsidiary Tiger AS with 105 petrol stations. The agreement means that NorgesGruppen Servicehandel AS will be responsible for operating shops and car wash at Esso’s company-owned stations in Norway. The rights to concepts Tiger Butikk, On The Run […]

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Norgesgruppen’s new shopping centre company is growing

Norgesgruppen targets the shopping centre market by moving properties to a joint venture, Scala Retail Property now has nine malls and more to come. The latest acquisitions are Tangen Sentrum Nærsenter at Nesodden in Oslo, Fagernes Mall in Oppland, Grorud Nærsenter in Oslo and Rykkinn Nærsenter, also in Akershus. Sold by Norgesgruppen itself. (more…)

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From NRK Brännpunkt tonight on The power Game in Norwegian food retail.

NRK-documentary: ”Dishonest grocery retail in Norway”

The Norwegian grocery giants Rema 1000 and Norgesgruppen recieve sharp criticism in an NRK documentary tonight, Tuesday. Grocery chains are singled out for not working for the customers best by only letting the major suppliers reach the shelves, and for requiring payment for an attractive placement in their store. “The industry has evolved into a dishonest direction,” says […]

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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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Coop: We are ready to sell 103 Ica-stores

Coop Norway says they will sell off 103 out of 533 Ica-stores to get approved by the Competition Authority. ”We believe that this is sufficient to ensure continued strong competition in the relevant markets,” says Geir Inge Stokke, Acting Coop CEO in a statement. Norgesgruppen confirms they intend to be buy several of them. (more…)

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NorgesGruppen cuts down on salt

NorgesGruppen is the largest food purchaser in Norway. Now the company wants to make it’s costumers healthier by reducing the salt amount in foods with 15 percent by 2017. Therefore NorgesGruppen has developed a health and nutrition strategy. “We invite both suppliers and authorities and authorities to a commitment to help us reach the goal […]

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