Clas Ohlson has signed a contract regarding a new store at Nova Lund (Nova 2), Lund, Sweden. The retail space will amount to a total of 1,330 square metres. The store’s catchment area comprises approximately 110,000 residents and the store is scheduled to open in November 2013.
Future store establishments that have been contracted to date are: Sogndal, Norway in June 2013; Heiane Shopping Centre in Stord, Norway in June 2013; Norra Backa Shopping area, Borlänge, Sweden in October 2013; Mobilia Shopping Centre, Malmö, Sweden in September 2013; Kaari Shopping Centre, Kannelmäki, Helsingfors, Finland in November 2013; Nova Lund, Lund, Sweden in November 2013; Vimpeln Shopping Centre in Alingsås, Sweden in March 2014; Kungens Kurva in Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden in March 2014; Barkarby Gate, Stockholm, Sweden in October 2014; Orkdal, Norway in autumn 2014; Mandal, Norway in autumn 2014; Sandefjord, Norway in autumn 2014/winter 2015 and Umeå Syd in Umeå, Sweden in March 2015.
During the 2013/14 financial year Clas Ohlson aim to establish 12-17 new stores. With currently 176 stores and 13 contracted stores, Clas Ohlson will have a total of 189 stores, of which 80 in Sweden, 67 in Norway, 30 in Finland and 12 in the UK.
For further information, please contact:
Bo Heyman, Director of Retail expansion: +46 (0)70-597 44 90.
John Womack, Director of Information and Investor Relations, Phone: +46 (0)247-444 05.