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H & M post higher than expected sales for December 2012

Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Clothing chain H & M's total sales rose 8 percent in December, compared with the same month last year. Same-store sales decreased by 2 percent.

How competitive is the Swedish market for small retail discount chain? Hard as after 10 years they are still to make money in the market

Monday, 03 December 2012
The so - called low priced or discount super markets have tested and what they have found is that Sweden is a tough place to do grocery retail business - especially if you come from aboard.

Consumer electronic dealer Media Markt starts laying off its office workers

Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Consumer electronics chain, Media Markt is laying off staff at its headquarters in Stocksund, Sweden. The office operates 170 people and the employees were informed on Tuesday.

Swedish mobile phone companies come under intense scrutiny as customers loose confidence in them

Sunday, 09 September 2012
The amount of complaints against Swedish mobile phone vendors by mobile subscriptions increased tremendously such that analyst feel that the Swedish mobile phone customers have lost confidence in their phone providers.

Taby to house Apple's first super store in Sweden

Thursday, 06 September 2012
Sweden's first Apple "super" Store opens in Taby Centrum on September 15. The shop will be based on the same apply shop design concept as found in other places in the world.

H&M will stop at nothing to push its expansion as it entre South American market

Wednesday, 29 August 2012
Swedish fashion giant,  H & M,/ Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M), has taken the  first step into South America by opening its first store in Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Finnish regulators heap pressure on Groupon - Reports

Friday, 06 April 2012
Online discount deal company Groupon has come under fire from Finnish regulators. The crowd sourcing company is in hot water after numerous complaints from consumers reports Finnish radio and television corporation.

Television companies in Sweden should clarify their price principles as dodgy prices have been detected.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Cable TV companies operating in Sweden are urged to clean up their price jungle. This is because today, customers have no clear idea of the total cost of all package fees that are marketed.

Clothing Company, Zara denies abuse of Swedish workers

Friday, 23 March 2012
The Spanish clothing chain, Zara's Swedish management rejects allegations of harassment of staff brought before it recently.

Tables PCs sell better those desktop PCs in the Swedish computer market

Thursday, 22 March 2012
Sales of surf boards in Sweden have doubled in one year such that at this moment, more internet plates are sold than desktop computers and net books. Apple still dominates the market.