Growing market – unfortunately…

The use of sleeping pills by kids have doubled during the last 10 years in Norway. There are more and more kids who has problem to fall asleep at night, and the easiest solution for the parents is to give sleeping pills to them. According to the latest researches, kids between 0 and 19 years…

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Which type of entities to choose?

The type of entities: Enkeltpersonforetak (ENK) – Sole proprietorship Norskregistrert utenlandsk foretak (NUF) – Norwegian registered foreign enterprise Aksjeselskap (AS) – Limited company Partnership Delt ansvar (DA) – General partnership with shared liability Ansvarlig selskap (ANS) – General partnership If you are a foreign, living in Norway, and you have a Norwegian ID number you…

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How patient a frustrated customer can be in Norway?

I think Norwegians have a lot of understanding for any problem that can happen while they are waiting for their case to be handled. They do not like conflict neither, so the supplier has a lot of time to use before they would raise their voice. But really, how long can you keep your customer…

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How to start a business in Norway?

Do you have experience from your home country? You might think that Norway is much more simpler than most of the other countries, but keep in mind that they are very strict to control you. Of course everyone wants to run a clear, honest business, but as you will see you get a quite big…

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Roadside Service for boats!

Owe Førland – the head of the South-Norwegian Rescue Center – is more than disappointed about the Norwegians, that generally are so careless with their boats and running  too easily into unnecessary troubles. The area they secure is long. It goes  from Mandal up till the Swedish border. Each year they are getting more and…

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Platformsafari

No, this is not a new video game. This is just the funny title of a new summer program: you can go for safari in the North Sea, and see the real oil platforms from 500 meter distance on a supply boat / Flotell. No, you are not allowed to shoot on offshore workers… 🙂…

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Coffee ceremony in Norway

When you think of coffee drinking habits in different countries, I guess you never think of Norway as a big consumer, or anything special. They do not have a big fame as Brazil, Colombia, Italy, etc. But you know what? They are the second biggest consumer of coffee by country per capita (per person on…

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Increasing trust in electric cars

According to the latest results of Opplysningsrådet for veitrafikken (OFV) from 100 new cars there are 15 electric cars. Even if it shows a 3% reduction in the market share from last year the Association of Electric Cars is still very positive regarding the future of these vehicles.  They carried out a new research about…

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