Category: Business

Border closed

A tale of two cities

The border closure between Norway and Sweden closed due to the differing coronavirus conditions in the countries has been consequential.


Making it in Brooklyn

Eriksen Translations, the brainchild of Vigdis Eriksen, has thrived in Brooklyn’s business climate, becoming a source for top media outfits.

A cake fit for a queen

After living in Norway for some time, Washington-born Jennifer Falck founded Gourmet Specialties, specializing in kransekaker, or crown cakes.

Helly Hansen masks

A high-tech COVID-19 mask

Walter Hanson, owner of The Nordic Shop in Rochester, Minn., discusses the surprising popularity of Helly Hansen’s high-tech COVID masks.


CSAM EHealth offers solutions

CSAM, an e-health company founded in Oslo in 2005, develops solutions to aid healthcare institutions in managing their information systems.

Chile’s Odfjell Vineyards

Dan Odfjell’s lifelong dream of becoming a farmer matured in an unexpected place: he now runs Odfjell Vineyards in Chile’s Maipo Valley.