Nordic Retail News
This is your monthly round-up of what’s been happening in the Nordic world of retail.
From the expansion of well-known high-end fashion brands to new store locations you didn’t think possible, the Nordics is full of exciting new developments and we’re here to tell you a bit more about them!
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Amazing location in the heart of Oslo for Clas Ohlson
Exciting news is buzzing through the streets of Oslo, Norway, as the renowned retailer Clas Ohlson unveils its brand-new store nestled between Stenersgata and Nygata. With a rich history dating back to 1918, Clas Ohlson has become a household name in Scandinavia, celebrated for its extensive range of high-quality products for home, DIY, and leisure.
This latest addition to the Clas Ohlson family promises to be a shopping haven for both locals and visitors alike. Situated in the heart of Oslo, the store’s strategic location ensures easy access for customers seeking everything from innovative gadgets and tools to stylish home decor and kitchen essentials.
The Oslo store’s opening marks a significant milestone in Clas Ohlson’s journey, reinforcing its dedication to serving the needs of the Norwegian market. Whether you’re a DIY enthusiast, a home decor aficionado, or simply someone looking for quality products at affordable prices, the new Clas Ohlson store in Oslo will now be Oslo’s go-to destination for all things home and leisure.
The opening of LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW’s first-ever own permanent retail store in London, UK
London is in for a delectable treat as LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW, renowned for its gourmet liquorice, opens its first-ever permanent retail store in the heart of the UK. After garnering widespread acclaim and success in Scandinavia, Germany, and Dubai, the brand is set to captivate British taste buds with its unique and irresistible offerings.
This Danish brand is celebrated for its innovative flavours and premium quality, turning a traditional treat into a gourmet experience. From sweet and salty combinations to exotic infusions like passion fruit or sea buckthorn, they offer an array of taste sensations that will leave customers craving for more.
The London store is set to immerse visitors in a world of liquorice like never before. The sleek and stylish interior is designed to enhance the overall shopping experience, making it as enjoyable as indulging in their delectable products. With a focus on sustainability and craftsmanship, LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW reflects the essence of modern gourmet confectionery.
This exciting venture adds a touch of Scandinavian sophistication to London’s culinary scene, promising to delight palates and ignite a newfound love for gourmet liquorice.
H&M Group has announced that its Arket chain is moving into Spain, the second new country this year
Fashion enthusiasts in Spain have a reason to rejoice as H&M Group expands its footprint, introducing its beloved Arket chain to the vibrant streets of Barcelona. Following its recent debut in South Korea, this marks the second new country Arket has embraced in a single year.
The eagerly anticipated flagship store, set to open its doors in Barcelona during the autumn season, is sure to make a significant impact on the city’s fashion scene. Arket’s commitment to offering timeless, sustainable, and quality apparel has already won the hearts of discerning shoppers worldwide.
Spain, known for its fashion-forward culture and bustling retail landscape, serves as the perfect canvas for Arket’s minimalist yet sophisticated designs. The brand’s dedication to sustainable practices and ethical sourcing aligns seamlessly with the growing demand for eco-conscious fashion choices in the Spanish market.
With this expansion, Arket’s first physical presence in Spain promises a sensory experience that transcends shopping. The Barcelona store will showcase a curated selection of clothing, homeware, and accessories, inviting customers to immerse themselves in Arket’s distinct blend of style and sustainability.
Lotus opens an exciting new store in Oslo
Lotus, the iconic British sports car manufacturer, has unveiled an exciting new venture in the heart of Oslo, Norway, offering car fanatics and curious minds a distinctive opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of luxury automotive craftsmanship. Located in the prestigious Nedre Slottsgate, Lotus’s new store promises an unparalleled experience, showcasing the brand’s latest models, including the Eletre and Emira, alongside an exploration of Lotus’s rich design, technology, and historical legacy.
The opening of this store marks a significant moment for car enthusiasts in Oslo, as Lotus has long been synonymous with precision engineering and high-performance vehicles. Visitors can expect to witness the fusion of art and engineering that defines every Lotus creation, from the sleek lines of the cars to the cutting-edge technology under the hood.
The showroom not only serves as a platform for discovering Lotus’s modern marvels but also as a tribute to the brand’s storied history. Enthusiasts and newcomers alike will have the chance to delve into Lotus’s racing heritage and innovations that have defined the automotive industry.
This new store is set to become a must-visit destination for all those who appreciate the art of automotive excellence.
French luxury fashion brand A.P.C establishes new flagship store in Denmark
A.P.C., the quintessentially chic French fashion brand, is making waves in the world of Scandinavian fashion as it expands its retail presence with a second outpost in the charming district of Frederiksberg. Following the repositioning of the A.P.C. boutique in Copenhagen over two years ago, the French fashion brand has expanded its retail presence with a second store situated in Frederiksberg. This move represents a significant step forward for A.P.C., known for its minimalist yet effortlessly stylish clothing and accessories.
Situated in the heart of Frederiksberg, A.P.C.’s new boutique promises to be a haven for fashion connoisseurs seeking timeless pieces that seamlessly blend Parisian elegance with Scandinavian sensibility. The premises boast a beautiful, light-filled, vaulted space that was designed by French Paris-based architect and long-time collaborator Laurent Deroo.
As A.P.C. takes root in this picturesque Danish district, it not only elevates Frederiksberg’s fashion scene but also cements its status as a global style icon. The boutique offers an exclusive opportunity for shoppers to explore A.P.C.’s latest creations and experience first-hand the brand’s enduring commitment to minimalist elegance.
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