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UPDATE 2-Hygiene products maker Essity beats estimates on price hikes, strong sales

25 Apr 2019

* CEO: price hikes will soon compensate fully for input costs (Adds CEO, analyst, share price)

RPT-Back on trend? H&M makes AI, loyalty drive to ride fashion cycle

18 Apr 2019

* Right goods at right stores at right time should cut stocks

Back on trend? H&M makes AI, loyalty drive to ride fashion cycle

17 Apr 2019

BERLIN/STOCKHOLM When H&M boosted its shares last month by reporting a rise in the sale of full-price garments, it wasn't just a tribute to the fashion sense of its designers. It was a sign that backroom improvements are at last paying off.

Skanska to miss construction margin target, knocking shares

21 Mar 2019

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Skanska does not expect to hit an operating margin target for its construction business this year or next, sending its shares down nearly 3 percent on Wednesday.

H&M shares slip after quarterly sales rise fails to reassure

15 Mar 2019

STOCKHOLM Shares in Sweden's H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, slipped on Friday after quarterly local-currency sales growth matched forecasts but failed to allay longer-term market concerns over margins and inventory.

Swedish watchdog admits to past failings over money laundering

07 Mar 2019

STOCKHOLM The head of Sweden's financial watchdog said on Thursday the agency had not been good enough at combating money laundering in the past, after recent media allegations linked two of the country's biggest banks to a Baltic money laundering scandal.

Swedish watchdog admits to past failings over money laundering

07 Mar 2019

STOCKHOLM, March 7 The head of Sweden's financial watchdog said on Thursday the agency had not been good enough at combating money laundering in the past, after recent media allegations linked two of the country's biggest banks to a Baltic money laundering scandal.

IKEA accelerates services drive as competition stiffens

11 Feb 2019

STOCKHOLM/NEW YORK Jessica Reznik likes IKEA's prices but not do-it-yourself. So when the Swedish furniture giant said a handyman on odd-jobs site TaskRabbit could assemble her new dresser and nightstand in her New York apartment, she jumped at the offer. | Video

FOCUS-IKEA accelerates services drive as competition stiffens

11 Feb 2019

STOCKHOLM/NEW YORK, Feb 11 Jessica Reznik likes IKEA's prices but not do-it-yourself. So when the Swedish furniture giant said a handyman on odd-jobs site TaskRabbit could assemble her new dresser and nightstand in her New York apartment, she jumped at the offer.

H&M blames online investment for latest profit decline

31 Jan 2019

STOCKHOLM Sweden's H&M disappointed investors with a 10 percent tumble in quarterly profit, the world's second largest fashion retailer blaming investment aimed at boosting its online business for the decline.

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