NORWAY: TAKEN OVER BY SOFT DISCOUNTERS

NORWAY: TAKEN OVER BY SOFT DISCOUNTERS

Norway has one the world’s highest concentration in grocery retailing. Since the 90´s there have been 4 chains dividing close to 100% of the market between themselves: NorgesGruppen (privately owned group with 4 banners, currently 42.3% market share), Coop (owned by...
BRICK AND MORTAR IS STILL IMPORTANT FOR RETAIL

BRICK AND MORTAR IS STILL IMPORTANT FOR RETAIL

Online trade in retailing is growing fast, but in retailing brick and mortar stores are by no means outdated. US based Target has plans to open more than 130 small-format stores by 2019 and has also set a goal for remodeling 1.000 of its 1.800 stores by 2020. – Over...