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Nuet Aquavit first Norwegian company to sell spirits online

Nuet Aquavit

Nuet Aquavit says it is the first Norwegian company ever to sell spirits online. The startup offers its products from their own website with global delivery. The drinks are not for sale in Norway itself. That’s because sales of alcoholic beverages have to go through state-owned channels. Continue reading

Coop and Posten deliver groceries in Norway

Coop Norway

Grocery chain Coop and postal company Posten Norge have launched grocery home deliveries in Norway. The two companies have partnered to deliver groceries to those who can’t go to stores during the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. Continue reading

Posten Norge tests parcel lockers in Norway

Posten Norge (The Norwegian Post)

Posten Norge has started a pilot project in Oslo with 100 parcel lockers across the city. The test is meant to provide insight for the further rollout of a new parcel locker network in Norway. Continue reading

Zalando tests reusable packaging in the Nordics

Zalando

Zalando is launching a pilot with reusable packaging. The test will run for four weeks and is aimed at customers in Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. During the pilot, 10,000 customers will receive their orders in reusable shipping bags, so the German fashion company can reduce the packaging waste. Continue reading

Zalando also ends free delivery in Scandinavia

Zalando

Zalando is slowly ending its free delivery service in Europe. It started last November in Italy and now more and more markets are starting to ask for a delivery fee. Latest markets to be hit by this decision are Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland. Continue reading

Chiquelle sends customs free to Norway

Chiquelle

Online fashion retailer Chiquelle will soon send items customs free to its customers in Norway. The Swedish company was already active in its neighboring country, but until now Norwegian customers needed to pay a customs processing fee. Continue reading

Nordic ecommerce grew by 11% in first half 2018

Nordics (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland)

Ecommerce in the Nordic region has increased by 11 percent during the first six months of 2018, compared with the same period last year. Nordic consumers made online purchases worth 10 billion euros. The largest ecommerce country in the region is Sweden, with 4.12 billion euros. Continue reading

PostNord and Zalando continue their logistics partnership

Zalando

PostNord and Zalando have signed a three year logistics contract, thereby extending the partnership that started when Zalando entered the Nordic market eight years ago. Until mid-2021, PostNord will be the sole supplier of logistics solutions to Zalando in all of PostNord’s four markets in the Nordic region. Continue reading

Half of Nordic online retailers see Amazon as a threat

Amazon is seen as a threat by almost half of Nordic online retailers. On the other hand, over a quarter of ecommerce players see Amazon entering the Nordic market as an opportunity. With Amazon’s arrival, local retailers can use the established marketplace to sell their products to more consumers. Continue reading

Otto’s subsidiary Bonprix expands to Norway

Online fashion retailer Bonprix

Fashion retailer Bonprix has opened an online store in Norway, which marks the 30th market where this German fashion brand has a presence. Within the Otto Group, Bonprix is ​​now the most international brand and is also one of the Group’s largest companies. Continue reading