NorgesGruppen news

30 August 2016
With SPAR International’s global strategy aimed at growing its partners and embedding multi-channel capabilities, we look at developments from operators in Russia, Norway and Georgia, who are driving forward these initiatives. SPAR adding ecommerce service in Norway SPAR’s operator in Norway, NorgesGruppen, has launched ecommerce at the banner, marking the addition of the service at the sec...
26 August 2016
Norwegian market leader NorgesGruppen has revealed its results for the first half of 2016, reporting that revenue increased by 7.4% to NOK 38,627m (€4.2bn). Profit after tax rose by 6.4% to NOK 1,004m (€108.4m). All formats in growth, particularly discount The retailer advised that the KIWI, MENY, SPAR and Joker stores enjoyed growth, while growth at KIWI was particularly strong, includi...
30 June 2016
We share three of our latest food-to-go operators to watch, looking at growth businesses and innovators from Germany, Turkey and Norway. Kamps: a bakery plus approach Kamps trades from nearly 500 outlets, most of which are in Germany. The bulk of its stores are bakery led (though often offer coffee), but it's in the more premium Backstube concept where it sees perhaps the best grow...
13 June 2016
Norwegian market leader, NorgesGruppen is launching an online grocery trial this week, making it the first modern grocery retailer to offer an online grocery service in the market aside from existing pure play online grocery retailers. 5,000 customers involved This week 5,000 MENY customers in Oslo and Akershus will be invited to trial the online service. Commenting on the developmen...
09 May 2016
Leading Norwegian retailer NorgesGruppen has revealed that Runar Hollevik is to succeed Tommy Korneliussen as CEO on June 17. Hollevik previously ran wholesale business Hollevik joined the retailer in 2000 and since 2008 has been Managing Director of ASKO Norway AS, NorgesGruppen’s wholesale business. Commenting on his new appointment he said, ‘ With many skilled employees, merchants ...
29 April 2016
Reitangruppen has launched its first discount format today in the Danish territory of Greenland. Partnership between Arctic Import A/S and REMA 1000 The move represents a partnership between Arctic Import A/ S and Norwegian-Danish discount chain, REMA 1000, part of Reitangruppen . Commenting on the development, Mads Nysted, CEO of Reitan Distribution said, ‘It is true that REMA 1000 w...
06 April 2016
Norwegian market leader NorgesGruppen has revealed its 2015 annual results, reporting a 6.7% increase in revenue to NOK 76,224m (€8.1bn), while operating profit rose to NOK 3,170m (€335.5m). In other news, the retailer has launched its second green store and is launching its first Deli de Luca at an Esso forecourt. Increased sales volumes despite price competition NorgesGruppen attribut...
22 December 2015
Norwegian retailer Reitangruppen has revealed that it is ‘exploring options for its financial holdings’ in Swedish retailer Axfood. In other news, Norwegian retailer Bunnpris is ending its supply and purchasing partnership with Reitangruppen’s Rema 1000 discount banner and returning to partner with NorgesGruppen. Reitangruppen ‘exploring options for its financial holdings in Axfood’ ...
01 December 2015
Norway’s market leader NorgesGruppen is to launch its Deli de Luca concept at a number of larger Esso forecourts, following the retailer's ten year agreement with Esso Norway AS, which will see Norway Servicehandel AS operate 106 Esso shops and car washes throughout the country. Deli de Luca operates 30 convenience stores Deli de Luca is one of NorgesGruppen's convenience banners, curr...
02 October 2015
Denmark’s Dagrofa is to sell its operations in Greenland and ramp up expansion plans in its home market. Greenland: NorgesGruppen and KFI to acquire operations Dagrofa’s operations in Greenland, which encompass around 35 Pisiffik supermarkets, are to be acquired by to Norwegian market leader, NorgesGruppen and KFI, which are already the largest owners of Dagrofa. Denmark: store openi...