Clas Ohlson produces Sweden's best annual report!

During an award ceremony in Stockholm yesterday, Clas Ohlson's annual report for the financial year 2016/17 was announced Sweden's best annual report among companies listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap.

This was the 52nd time the award for Sweden's best annual report was handed out by FAR (the institute for the accountancy profession in Sweden) in cooperation with Nasdaq, the Swedish Association of Communication Professionals and the Swedish Society of Financial Analysts. 

"We are all very excited about this award. We strive to be transparent and clear in how we describe our company and our offer. That is why we are extra pleased that the jury highlights such aspects when it describes our annual report,” says Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and Investor Relations at Clas Ohlson.

Motivation of the jury:

“Clas Ohlson's competitive advantage is the even and high quality. There are no bad sections [in the annual report].”

Clas Ohlson's Annual Report for 2016/17 can be found here:

The winners in the Large Cap and Small Cap categories were Boliden and Proact respectively.

For more information, please contact:
Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and IR, telephone +46 247 649 13

Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön, Sweden. Today, the company offers products and services for the small everyday practical problems, in six countries via its over 200 stores and online. Clas Ohlson offers a wide range of affordable products in five product areas: Hardware, Electrical, Home, Multimedia and Leisure. The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, has sales of approximately 8 billion SEK and more than 4,800 employees. Visit Clas Ohlson at


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Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business in Insjön, Sweden. Today we are a retail company with customers in five markets, approximately 5,000 co-workers and annual sales of approximately 8 billion SEK. Our share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. A lot has happened since the start in 1918, but one thing has remained the same over the years; that we want to help and inspire people to improve their everyday lives by offering smart, simple, practical solutions at attractive prices. Visit to read about us and our passion for simplifying life in all kinds of homes.


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