The Corona epidemic has taken a heavy toll on a number of different industries in the country. With strict restrictions and closed beer taps, the nightlife industry was one that really passed.
For nearly 200 days, Oslo has been in a state of social lockdown with bars and nightclubs mostly forced to stay closed.
Half turn rate
according to today’s work 2020 has been a difficult year for the largest Nordic nightlife group Rekom, which among other things operates Heidi’s Bier Bar.
The Norwegian portion of the group ended up with pre-tax profit minus NOK 53.6 million, compared to NOK 7.6 million plus the previous year. The newspaper wrote that sales were almost halved.
– We are not satisfied with the result, but we knew it was coming. It wasn’t surprising, exactly, says general manager Fredrik Maigend in Rikom, Norway.
The group had to get 200 million emergency capital from its owners to survive, writes Dagens Næringsliv.
Heidi’s Bier Bar is very popular on earth with nightclubs in Oslo, Bergen Drammen, Kristiansand, Stavanger, Tonsberg, Trondheim and Tromsø. All inspired by après skate and october party.
Rekom also operates popular nightclubs like Lawo, Bar and Box.
On September 25, all nightclubs in the country were finally able to open their doors without restrictions, which is not about opening hours or streaming.
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