Contract signed for a new store in Uddevalla, Sweden
Clas Ohlson has signed a contract regarding a new store in Uddevalla Torp, Uddevalla, Sweden. The retail space will amount to a total of 1,383 square metres. The store’s catchment area comprises approximately 93,000 residents and the store is scheduled to open in autumn 2014.
During the 2013/14 financial year Clas Ohlson aim to establish 12-17 new stores and so far has we opened a total of seven new stores. The number of future store openings contracted amounts to a total of 10 stores. With currently 181 stores and 10 contracted stores, Clas Ohlson will have a total of 191 stores, of which 81 in Sweden, 67 in Norway, 31 in Finland and 12 in the UK.
Future store openings:
Nova Lund, Lund, scheduled to open in November 2013
Vimpeln Shopping Centre in Alingsås, scheduled to open in March 2014
Kungens Kurva in Huddinge, Stockholm, scheduled to open in April 2014
Barkarby Gate, Stockholm, scheduled to open in October 2014
Uddevalla Torp in Uddevalla, scheduled to open in autumn 2014
Umeå Syd in Umeå, scheduled to open in March 2015
Puuvilla, Björneborg, scheduled to open in October 2014
Orkdal, scheduled to open in November 2014
Mandal, scheduled to open in November 2014
Sandefjord, scheduled to open in March 2015
For further information, please contact:
Bo Heyman, Director of Retail expansion, Mobile +46 (0)70-597 44 90.
Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and Investor Relations, Phone +46 (0)247 64913.
About Clas Ohlson
Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön, Dalarna, Sweden. Today, the company has 181 stores in four countries and sales via the Internet, mail order, telephone and social media. Clas Ohlson helps its customers solve everyday practical problems with a range of affordable products in the five product areas: Hardware, Electrical, Home Multimedia and Leisure categories. The company is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange and has approximately 4,300 employees. For further information about Clas Ohlson, visit http://about.clasohlson.com (financial information) or http://www.clasohlson.com (e-commerce).