Five for Friday: Japan gets Finnish culture

June 8, 2018

The Nordic Fair brought a total of 30 Finnish brands to Hankyu Umeda Department Store in Osaka between 30 May and 5 June.

Finnish Design Shop ships pieces of happiness

May 30, 2018

Finnish design carries inherent Nordic values, such as equality, functionality and simplicity. Finnish Design Shop picks the best bits and spreads them across the globe.

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Reddit puts Alvar Carto on the map

May 16, 2018

This Finnish startup launched a free phone wallpaper generator that blew up on Reddit and successfully boosted the profile of its raison d’être: customised map posters.

Skincare with UX is child’s play for Alva Organics

April 11, 2018

How can a skin cream for babies be like a Swiss army knife? What does it mean for a cosmetics product to be future-proof? Finnish Alva Organics has the answers.

Two seasoned online retailers announce merger

March 9, 2018

Finland’s Hobby Hall and Estonia’s Hansapost are merging in a bid to boost sales and create tangible benefits for customers.

All is wellness at Happy Food Store

March 5, 2018

Why can’t all products be ‘fair’ to everyone – animals, humans and nature alike? Happy Food Store is set to make this happen, at least within its four walls.

Veho accelerates in Sweden

December 11, 2017

Finnish car retailer and service company Veho is continuing its business expansion in Sweden with new premises set to open in Stockholm.

Wellbiit finds retailer for its active lifestyle products

November 29, 2017

Finnish Wellbiit has formed a partnership with Also Eesti for the distribution of its Bluebiit products targeted at consumers with active lifestyles.

SGN Group shakes up Swedish sports retail

November 20, 2017

Finnish family company SGN Group has bought the remaining shares of Swedish sports store chain Sportringen, and it will launch a new sport business group SGN Sport, promising to become a leading player in Swedish sports retail.

Cup is always half full for Lunette

November 20, 2017

The Finnish version of the menstrual cup has made its way around the world, spreading affordable sustainability and the notion that body parts aren’t swearwords.

Suppilog brings the goods to China with ITL

November 15, 2017

Finnish Suppilog has signed an extensive partnership agreement with Xi’an International Inland Port Investment and Development Group Co (ITL) to ease the way into the Chinese wholesale market.