Reijmyre glassworks struggling to survive

Reijmyre Glassworks, Sweden’s second oldest after Kosta, and still Swedish, has been incurring losses ever since 1998. The owners, having invested in equipment and renovation, now plan to rescue it by placing it on the tourist map of Sweden in association with the municipality of Finspång.

Apoteket warning

The Pharmacists’ Federation has lobbied the government warning against the dangers of allowing off-prescription (over-the-counter) drugs to be sold via any other channels than the state-owned Apoteket. It would be a risk to health and to taxpayers, it claims.

Capona buys Choice Hotels

Property company Capona is buying Choice Hotels Scandinavia. 40 % of the shares have already been committed and the founder of Choice, Petter Stordalen, who is also a major shareholder in Capona, is expected to sign over his shares later.

RNB takes over cosmetics at NK

RNB has reached an agreement to take over c/o Departments & Stores, which has the franchises for cosmetics, underwear and accessories at leading department store NK.

Sources: Dagens Nyheter, Svenska Dagbladet, Dagens Industri


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