Tokmanni to open a store in Kalasatama, Helsinki in October – The REDI shopping centre store will be Tokmanni’s ninth store in Helsinki
Tokmanni Press release 12 June 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Tokmanni, Finland's largest general discount retailer, will open a new and versatile store in the REDI shopping centre in Kalasatama, Helsinki in October this year. The store will respond to numerous customer requests and increase the number of Tokmanni stores in Helsinki to nine.
The Tokmanni located at street level (1st floor) on the Sköne side of the shopping centre will offer a wide and attractive assortment of beauty, health and wellbeing, interior decoration, cleaning, clothing, leisure, home electronics, home renovation and seasonal products as well as non-perishable foods at the very low prices it is known for.
Tokmanni considers the growing and densely built-up Kalasatama district and its REDI shopping centre to be a very interesting store site and a good opportunity to try out various commercial services.
“Our new store in Kalasatama will be the ninth Tokmanni in Helsinki and the seventh store located along the metro route. Tokmanni will further complement the range versatile services offered at the REDI shopping centre. As a new service offered by Tokmanni at the REDI store we will be testing fast delivery of online purchases to residents of the surrounding areas,” says Harri Koponen, Tokmanni’s Store Network and Concept Director.
“We are very pleased that a strong operator like Tokmanni is opening such a large store in REDI. Tokmanni will increase footfall, attract customers and bring a breath of fresh air to the shopping centre's operations. This is an encouraging sign for the entire retail sector after a challenging spring,” says Aleksi Salminen, Shopping Centre Director at REDI.
The store, which has a total floor area of approximately 2,000 square metres and represents Tokmanni's latest concept, will be able to offer a wide assortment of products, as well as a pleasant shopping experience. The new Tokmanni will be designed in accordance with the general discount retailer’s latest store concept that highlights easy and pleasant shopping and a varied assortment, with wide aisles and products arranged into convenient product areas, for example. Energy-saving LED lighting is used as the shop lighting.
Tokmanni will employ around 20 retail sector professionals at its store in REDI. Recruitment of personnel recruitment for the new store has been started.
For further information, please contact:
Store Network and Concept Director
Tel. +358 20 728 6030
Shopping Centre Director
Tel. +358 44 235 9960
Head of IR and Communications
Tel. +358 40 562 2282
Tokmanni is Finland’s leading discount retailer chain. Some 3,700 Tokmanni employees make customers’ everyday life and special occasions easier by offering a versatile and up-to-date assortment of Finnish and international brand-name products and other high-quality products at prices that are always affordable. With nearly 200 stores around Finland and an online store, Tokmanni is always close to its customers. Tokmanni’s revenue in 2019 amounted to EUR 944.3 million. Tokmanni’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.