Fashion? Denmark? Really? Yes, really. And people like me, and possibly you, who thought that fashion and Denmark was a contradiction in terms are possibly not very fashionable themselves. Because Sofie and her international team have assembled an elite corps of exclusive Danish fashion brands, and put them onto a sexy new website, which went live in March. It operates within Scandinavia of course, but is also bringing Danish fashion to the UK and beyond.
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, or SCA, might not seem like a household name to you at first glance, but millions of us use the company’s personal care products, tissues or packaging every day. Patrik Isaksson, Vice President of Environmental Affairs at SCA tells us how SCA, through its environmental policy and its size, is making the world a great deal greener.
With its magnificent location the hotel offers you access to all the best parts of Copenhagen; just around the corner is Rådhuspladsen (the main square in Copenhagen) with the beautiful old town hall. Take a turn to the other side and you will find yourselves strolling along the romantic canals while viewing the Danish Parliament building Christiansborg. For those interested in history and art the surrounding area also offers a wide variety of museums including the National Museum and the famous Danish sculptor Thorvaldsen’s Museum.
With a yearly turnover of US$2 billion and more than 5,000 employees, Stolt-Nielsen S.A.’s CEO and Director Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen, 44, is a very busy man. Nevertheless, he recently took time off to show Scan Magazine around the company’s corporate office in London and to have a chat about the significance of being a family-operated publicly listed business and the opportunities and challenges facing the successful company.
Built in the 14th century Gram Palace (Gram Slot) offers a unique insight into the history and culture of South Jutland. In its beautiful setting, it creates a unique location for a holiday where organic farming, nature and luxury all go hand-in-hand.Spending your holiday at an original 14th century palace may sound like something you would only dream about, but actually it does not have to stay at that. In Denmark’s scenic South Jutland, Gram Palace, one of the only palaces to have survived in the region, invites you to take part in its historic and yet modern everyday palace life.
“Many people exchange their money outside the UK because it is more expensive to do it here. We want to change that and thus aim for both the UK market and the tourist market. Many people also exchange in the airport before travelling, but they can save 10-15 per cent if they exchange with us instead, so everybody gains if they exchange at FOREX, before they leave,” he says.