Yesterday Clas Ohlson opened a new store in Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre, London. The store is Clas Ohlson’s 206th store.
The new Clas Ohlson store in Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre is constructed in Clas Ohlson’s new smaller store format where omni channel and interaction between stores and e-commerce is more accessible for customers.
“We have now opened this fantastic store in Ealing and become increasingly available to our customers. Our staff did a great job getting the store ready for the grand opening and we are delighted that we were able to welcome so many new customers to the store,” says Mark Gregory, Country Manager UK at Clas Ohlson.
The store in Ealing has a retail space of approximately 300 square meters and a catchment area of approximately 85,000 inhabitants. Following the store opening in Ealing, Clas Ohlson has e-commerce and 206 stores and in five markets, of which 84 in Sweden, 74 in Norway, 34 in Finland, 13 in the UK and one franchise store in Dubai.
In financial year 2015/16, Clas Ohlson plans to establish 10-15 new stores. So far eight new stores have been opened (net) and the number of future stores contracted amounts to seven.
Future store openings
Umeå Syd, Umeå, scheduled to open in March 2016
Svolvær, scheduled to open in August 2016
Stovner, Oslo, scheduled to open in November 2016
Kaivotalo, Helsinki, scheduled to open in October 2016
Jungfernstieg, Hamburg, scheduled to open in summer of 2016
Altona, Hamburg, scheduled to open in autumn of 2016
Alstertal, Hamburg, scheduled to open in autumn of 2016