STOCKHOLM Telia Chief Executive Johan Dennelind has resigned unexpectedly, having transformed the Nordic telecoms group's strategy since taking the helm in 2013.
* Shares down 1.8%
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STOCKHOLM Rising wage costs in key markets France and the Netherlands and contract losses held back profit growth at Securitas in the second quarter, offsetting price hikes at the world's biggest security services company.
* Price hikes lagged wage cost increases in H1
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STOCKHOLM Investment firm Mellby Gard, the biggest shareholder in Swedish fashion group KappAhl , on Monday made an offer to buy the rest of the retailer whose profits are under pressure from tough competition in a rapidly changing market.
* Mellby Gard sees synergies with other holdings
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STOCKHOLM Assa Abloy , the world's biggest lock maker, reported a 28% jump in quarterly profit as savings and price hikes offset higher raw material costs but said uncertainty had increased in some markets such as Brazil, Mexico and Britain.
STOCKHOLM Swedish fashion group H&M said sales of its summer collections had started well and it would slow the rate of store openings as it invests more online, boosting its shares by 10%. | Video
STOCKHOLM Fashion retailer H&M reported sales grew for a fourth straight quarter on Monday, but also hinted it had needed to invest more to boost its online business, disappointing investors already concerned about margin pressure.
STOCKHOLM An explosion thought to have been a bomb rocked a residential street in the town of Linkoping in southern Sweden on Friday, damaging several buildings and slightly injuring about 20 people, police officials said.