Shopping for groceries in Stockholm
The market for grocery stores in Stockholm – and Sweden in general – is dominated by the giants ICA, Coop, and Hemköp. They have a great and varied selection of products. For minor purchases or when in a hurry, you’ll find Pressbyrån and 7-Eleven stores on almost every other street corner. In the city center, we might mention the NK department store and Åhlens Hemköp.
Hemköp is a supermarket chain. Its stores are located in city centers and residential areas all across Sweden. Hemköp offers its customers a wide and affordable range of products and inspires love of good food and good service.
With its 2,300 independent and retailer-owned stores in five geographic markets, the ICA Group is the leading food retailer in the Nordic countries. Downtown Stockholm has several grocery stores and ICA supermarkets are located right outside the city center.
Coop operate grocery stores and retail trade under the trademarks Coop Forum, Coop Extra, Coop Konsum, Coop Nära and Coop Bygg. Coop has a wide range of organic products.
Lidl is a chain of stores for price-conscious customers. Its product range includes the most common staples with special offers – everything at a very low prices.
The Pressbyrån stores are most often found near public transportation. In addition to the traditional corner store items, they have a basic range of groceries and prepared foods. Pressbyrån sell SL tickets and many of its kiosks also have coffee and pastries.
7-Eleven makes your life a little easier. At 7-Elevent you’ll find all the stuff you forgot to buy as well as items that your need right now. Everything from wraps to stamps. 7-Eleven also lets you book train and bus tickets or buy tickets for local public transportation.
Find a store and information of open time | Website: www.7-eleven.se
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