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Lobbyists target new cut-rate hair-cutter

Lobbying forces led by Norway's national employers' organization NHO are promoting new regulations that could snarl the business plan of the cut-rate hair-cutting chain...

New haircut chain challenges salons

In a country where a haircut can routinely cost as much as going to the dentist, Norwegians are flocking to a new chain that...

Norwegian prices still shock visitors

It's official: Prices in Norway are 40 percent higher on average than in other EU countries, meaning they're even higher compared to prices in...

Grocery stores lose out to border trade

It shouldn't come as any surprise, but large grocery stores located just over the border in Sweden are cutting into the revenues of Norway's...

Housing prices fall more than expected

The latest statistics for housing sales in Norway show that prices have indeed tumbled during the past month. In Oslo, the price fall was...

Home prices cool, ‘but not enough’

Norway's notoriously high housing prices, especially in the Oslo area, are showing signs of flattening out in the midst of an unprecedented homebuilding boom....

Agriculture reform a tough row to hoe

For the first time in years, there was plenty of Norwegian lamb available in the stores this Easter and at relatively reasonable prices. Farm...

Pharmacy prices set off protests

Norwegians have long had to deal with food and beverage prices that are as much as double those in neighbouring Sweden. Now the spotlight...

Hot housing market starts to cool down

Real estate brokers in Norway say they're seeing clear signs that the country's overheated housing market of the past few years is finally starting to...

Glut of lamb meat won’t lower prices

Norway's allowance of strict market regulation in its agricultural sector has suddenly left the country with a glut of its lamb meat, often hyped as...

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