Regulatory 2010-04-08 08:00 CET Financial information

Contract signed for new store in Västerås, Sweden

The store will be located at the trading site Erikslund in Västerås, Sweden. The retail space will amount to a total of 1 264 square metres. The store’s catchment area comprises approximately 120 000 residents and the store is scheduled to open in September 2011. Future store establishments that have been contracted to date are: Södertälje, Sweden, in April 2010; Liverpool and Leeds, UK, in April 2010; Kongsberg, Norway, in June 2010; Bryn Senter, Oslo, Norway, in August 2010; Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden, in September 2010; Lambertseter, Oslo, Norway, in October 2010; Drottninggatan, Stockholm, Sweden and Kiruna, Sweden in October/November 2010; Jönköping, Sweden and Lillehammer, Norway, in November 2010; Gränby, Uppsala, Sweden, in March 2011; Erikslund, Västerås, Sweden in September 2011; Bodø and Elverum, Norway, in November 2011; Norrtälje, Sweden, in spring 2012 and Emporia, Malmö, Sweden, during the 2011/2012 financial year. Clas Ohlson will open 14 new stores during the 2009/2010 financial year, of which five in the UK. With currently 117 stores and 17 contracted stores, Clas Ohlson will have a total of 134 stores, of which 64 in Sweden, 47 in Norway, 16 in Finland and seven in the UK. For further information, please contact: Bo Heyman, Director of Establishment, Mobile +46 (0)70-597 44 90 John Womack, Director of Information and Investor Relations; Mobile +46 (0)70 678 24 99

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