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Ikea stops printing its famous catalog

Ikea stops printing its famous catalog

Ikea has made the decision to stop printing its famous catalog. For 70 years, it has been an inspirational guide for many consumers around the world. But times are changing, and so the Swedish company has taken this "emotional but rational decision".

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Amazon.se launches in Sweden

Amazon.se launches in Sweden

Amazon.se has officially launched. Starting today, customers in Sweden can start buying items from the local Amazon website. Amazon Sweden currently offers over 150 million products across more than 30 categories.

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Klarna raises 547 million euros

Klarna raises 547 million euros

Klarna has raised an amount of 650 million dollars, which corresponds to roughly 547 million euros. With this fresh funding, the Swedish payments company is now valued at around 8.9 billion euros. This makes Klarna the largest fintech unicorn in Europe.

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Swedish startup Brink raises €844,000

Swedish startup Brink raises €844,000

Swedish startup Brink has raised 1 million dollars (844,000 euros) to further develop its ecommerce platform. The money was raised in a first investment round, ahead of the company's launch. Over the past two years, Brink has operated in stealth mode building a headless ecommerce platform with open APIs.

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Amazon Sweden is on its way

Amazon Sweden is on its way

Amazon Sweden will probably open its digital doors next year. The upcoming launch of a dedicated Amazon website in Sweden has now been officially announced. It would be the first time Amazon launches in a Nordic country.

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