Clas Ohlson opens store in Mylly Shopping Centre, Raisio, Finland
ET | Source:Clas Ohlson AB
Clas Ohlson has signed a contract regarding a new store in Mylly Shopping
Centre, Raisio, Finland, 7 kilometres northwest from the city centre of Turku.
The retail space will amount to a total of 1,200 square metres. The store’s
catchment area comprises approximately 207,000 residents and the store is
scheduled to open in October 2015.
Target is set to establish 12-17 new Clas Ohlson stores during fiscal year
2013/14. So far a total of 8 new stores have been opened. The number of future
store openings contracted amounts to a total of 12 stores. With current 182
stores and 12 contracted stores, Clas Ohlson will have a total of 194 stores, of
which 81 in Sweden, 68 in Norway, 32 in Finland, 12 in the UK and one in Dubai.
Future store openings
Vimpeln Shopping Centre, Alingsås, scheduled to open in March 2014
Kungens Kurva, Stockholm, scheduled to open in April 2014
Barkarby Gate, Stockholm, scheduled to open in October 2014
Uddevalla Torp, Uddevalla, scheduled to open in spring 2015
Umeå Syd, Umeå, scheduled to open in March 2015
Puuvilla, Björneborg, scheduled to open in October 2014
Mylly Shopping Centre, Raisio, scheduled to open in October 2015
Lilleaker, Oslo, 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
Dubai (via franchise)
Mirdif City Centre, Dubai, scheduled to open before summer 2014
For more information please contact:
Sampo Päällysaho, Managing Director of Clas Ohlson Oy, Finland, mobile
+358 438 244 431
Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and Investor Relations, phone
+46 247 649 13
Bo Heyman, Senior Advisor Retail Expansion, mobile +46 70 597 44 90
Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön,
Dalarna, Sweden. Today, the company has 182 stores in four countries and sales
via the Internet, mail order, telephone and social media. Clas Ohlson helps its
customers solve every day practical problems with a range of affordable products
in the five product areas: Hardware, Electrical, Home, Multimedia and Leisure.
The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange and has approximately
4,300 employees. For further information about Clas Ohlson, visit
GlobeNewswire, a NASDAQ OMX company, is one of the world's largest newswire distribution networks, specializing in the delivery of corporate press releases financial disclosures and multimedia content to the media, investment community, individual investors and the general public.