All Denmark articles – Page 2

  • SuperGroup founder Julian Dunkerton is expanding the business internationally

    SuperGroup buys Scandinavian distributor as it pursues overseas growth


    Fashion specialist SuperGroup has acquired its Scandinavian distributor, Smac Group, for an undisclosed sum.

  • Netto

    Analysis: Why Sainsbury's and Netto are launching a discount chain


    Four years after selling its 193 UK stores to Asda for £778m, Danish discounter Netto is back for a second bite at the market – this time in partnership with Sainsbury’s.

  • Danish homewares retailer Tiger to open first Welsh store

    Danish homewares retailer Tiger to open first Welsh store


    Danish homewares retailer Tiger has signed for its first store in Wales in the St David’s shopping centre in Cardiff.

  • A mix of outdoor market and indoor food hall, Torvehallerne is a multi-sensory foodie’s paradise in central Copenhagen

    Innovation watch: Copenhagen's Torvehallerne is a multi-sensory foodie paradise


    A mix of outdoor market and indoor food hall, Torvehallerne is a multi-sensory foodie’s paradise in central Copenhagen.

  • Flowers and plants are displayed along the front of the store exterior

    Analysis: SuperBrugsen’s Concept 15 store proves remarkably successful


    Picture this. You’re a mature Danish food retailing business. Your store count is in the hundreds and you’re showing rapid growth in terms of like-for-like sales, at close to 8% for the current year.

  • News

    Central Retail Corporation buys Copenhagen department store


    Thailand-based multi-format operator Central Retail Corporation has entered Denmark by acquiring Illum, a famous Copenhagen department store. The company plans to invest THB2bn (£45m) to renovate the store over the next four years. Central Retail chief executive Tos Chirathivat said the renovation would help Illum boost its income from THB5bn ...

  • News

    Lidl “first and fastest” to open on Sundays


    Schwarz Group’s Lidl has begun opening on Sundays in anticipation of changed legislation in Denmark. As of last week, all Danish Lidl stores were open on Sundays, the retailer has said, adding that it has been the “first and fastest” to do so. The new laws on store opening hours ...

  • News

    Lidl to open new Danish distribution centre


    Discounter Lidl plans to open a new distribution centre in the country. It has bought a plot in Køge for a 915,000 sq ft facility. The warehouse is due to come onstream in 2014 and will create 200 jobs. Separately, Lidl Denmark said it intends to focus more on ...

  • News

    Dansk aims to overtake Lidl


    Dansk Supermarket and its Sweden-based banner Netto is aiming to overtake Lidl to become the largest hard discounter in the country. Chief executive Jan Richter revealed the chain will look to open 30 new outlets a year until 2015, and expects to surpass Lidl in terms of store ...

  • News

    Dansk total revenue up 3.5% to £6.7bn last year


    Dansk Supermarked’s total revenue increased 3.5% to DKr59.3bn (£6.7bn) in 2010, while profit after tax amounted to DKr2.22bn (£254m). Turnover in Denmark rose 1.4% last year, and majority owner A P Møller-Mærsk Gruppen said the retailer increased its market share in groceries. Revenue outside Denmark experienced a growth of 8.3%, ...

  • News

    Dansk Supermarked sales up 3% to £4.93bn


    Netto-owned Dansk Supermarked has reported sales up 3% to DKK43.2bn (£4.93bn) in the first nine months of 2010, up from DKK41.8bn (£4.77bn) during the same period last year. Net income was DKK1.36bn (£152.9m), a rise of 2% on last year. Dansk Supermarked majority owner A P Møller-Maersk said in a ...

  • News

    Pandora raises £1.3bn through IPO


    Jewellery manufacturer and retailer Pandora had a successful IPO raising $2.1bn (£1.3bn). Demand was high as the company continues to grow sales in Europe and the US, where its charm bracelets are becoming increasingly popular.

  • Magasin du Nord

    Copenhagen stores: Retail’s Great Danes


    There’s a lot more to the retail panorama in the Danish capital than stripped pine and bright colours. John Ryan reports on Copenhagen’s retail scene

  • News

    Irma buys 80% stake in