on The 25th July was a day of rejoicing for the Regional cross-border trade, as the Norwegian border was opened.
After a several-few months, as a result of the coronakrisen turned it off all of a sudden.
" It was pretty soon after the news broke on Friday of last week. It started getting clients hours, and we've had a huge increase in the past week, the Madeline Ward, the director of the Töcksfors Shopping center in Årjäng municipality, told GT.
She also told us that they hit a record number of visitors during the previous week.
" we had the most visitors ever, with 14,000 customers. Many of the shops also record the date. It is so much fun.
on Saturday, took the GT to the track on the gränshandlarna at the Charlottenberg Shopping centre in Värmland, sweden.
Oscar Schenck, 18, of the to buy energy drinks and snuff.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK C, ÖSTERBERG , the Norwegians are filling the shopping carts.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK C, ÖSTERBERG Previous Next Exit fullscreen mode ”come here twice a month”
One of the norwegians who have left Norway in order to go shopping, is the Oscar Schenck, 18, from Asker.
" I'm not so often in Sweden, and the acting, but the tobacco is much cheaper here, and that I have to buy it. I also bought two cases of energy drinks and snuff, " he said.
another, more familiar gränshandlare, that is, the Odd Erik Karöy, an increase of 51 from the Power supply outside of the city of Oslo.
he had heard that Norway has opened the border, he decided to take a bus to the sport.
" We used to come here and shop for two times in the month prior to the coronapandemin. That we in Sweden are broadly similar to the that cost extra at home. Such as sugar, cooking oil, soft drinks, cigarettes, beer, and wine. It is most of the food is meat and cheese, " says Odd Erik Karöy. ”My next target is the Facilities.”the Tone Johansen, 59, from Oslo, norway, is usually to go to Sweden in order to gränshandla on a monthly basis.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK C, ÖSTERBERG , the Next target is the Facilities, " says Tone.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK C, ÖSTERBERG Previous Next Exit fullscreen mode ”in the Middle of the next target's Facilities”
the Tone Johansen, 59, from Oslo, norway, is also an experienced gränshandlare. She used to go to Sweden once in the month prior to the coronapandemin to do some shopping.
" I haven't been on here since February and I've been longing for. However, my guitar wants quite empty afterwards", says Tone.
" It's a good idea to go to Sweden and buy it cheaper. To this day I have been in sweden and also been a soft drink, hamburger, spare-ribs, streaky bacon, cheese, snacks, and laundry detergent. In the middle of the next English case, is Gekås in Ullared. I have seen it on tv, about the Facilities at home, said Tone Johansen.
what is the mood when the norwegians came back?– Everyone is so happy here at the moment. Before the border is opened again, it was like a ghost town here at the Range. That is until last week, it was almost deserted. In the months of april and may, it was really stendött, and then it seemed like they were all alone in the mall, " says Linn Krogh, may 24, from Range.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK (C) ÖSTERBERG / media coverage: – the ambiance is very nice, and for those of us who work in the store, it means a lot that the border has re-opened. In this store, we have a lot of people from Norway. We are selling the most candy, and snuff it. Siberia-snuff (snus), which is an extremely strong, is out on shelves right now, " said Chera Well, 23, a shop assistant, from Range.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK C, ÖSTERBERG – this is a very good thing. It would benefit all in the community, that they have opened up the border again. It has been a little deserted for a long period of time. You have heard many people say, ”at last” is the last of the week, " says Sarah Jackson, 39, of Montreal.Photo by: < / b> PATRICK C, ÖSTERBERG Previous Next Exit fullscreen mode READ MORE: : the Store hit the jackpot when Norway opened up the frontier. READ MORE: it's December-pours – in- for beskedetSms:a reveals mother's abuse toward their children