Carlson Ltd

Carlson Ltd is the largest department store chain in Eastern Finland. It was established in 1859. Carlson department stores are located in Kuopio, Mikkeli and Joensuu. In addition to the cities mentioned above, the chain also includes hardware stores in Varkaus, Savonlinna and Iisalmi.

Our operations are based on personal service, a wide selection of goods and competitive prices.

At Carlson, you will find the top brands of international fashion and cosmetics, as well as Finnish design and quality products in various categories.

Our department store selections include clothing and footwear, sports and leisure goods, toys and children’s products, cosmetics, household and gift items, entertainment and home electronics, home decor items and pet products.

Our hardware store range includes, in addition to products related to renovation and basic construction, home decor items, household and gift items, entertainment and home electronics and sports and leisure goods.

Our inclusive selection is brought to you by our own importer and well-known brand names.

The Carlson household and gift item department is famous for its high-quality branded products as well as its professional customer service and gift-wrapping service. Our selection includes dinnerware, cookware, kitchen and place setting products as well as decoration and gift items.

The household and gift item sections of our department stores also host the magnificent and uniquely extensive Arabia and Iittala Shops that feature art glass products by Iittala and the gift collection ”Sinun Lahjasi” by Arabia.

The quality brands of Finnish design as well as leading international brands such as  Villeroy & Boch, Riedel, Peugeot ja Scott Swiesel – you will find all this and much more in our household and gift item section.

   

Store contact information

 

Kuopio department store
Kauppakatu 36
Ajurinkatu 16
FI-70110 KUOPIO
Mon to Fri 9 am to 8 pm, Sat 9 am to 5 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7040
fax +358 20 742 7001

Mikkeli department store
Hallituskatu 6
FI-50100 Mikkeli
Mon to Fri 9 am to 7 pm, Sat 9 am to 5 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7400
fax +358 20 742 7401

Joensuu department store
Torikatu 18
FI-80100 Joensuu
Mon to Fri 9 am to 7 pm, Sat 9 am to 5 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7350
fax +358 20 742 7351

 

Kuopio hardware store
Volttikatu 1
FI-70700 Kuopio
Mon to Fri 8 am to 7 pm, Sat 9 am to 4 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7100
fax +358 20 742 7102

Mikkeli hardware store
Laiturikatu 4
FI-50100 Mikkeli
Mon to Fri 7 am to 6 pm, Sat 9 am to 3 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7450
fax +358 20 742 7451

Varkaus department store
Käsityökatu 17
FI-78200 Varkaus
Mon to Fri 8 am to 6 pm, Sat 9 am to 4 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7200
fax +358 20 742 720

Savonlinna hardware store
Nojamaantie 2
FI-57210 Savonlinna
Mon to Fri 8 am to 7 pm, Sat 9 am to 4 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7250
fax +358 20 742 7251

Joensuu hardware store
Nurmeksentie 6
FI-80100 Joensuu
Mon to Fri 8 am to 7 pm, Sat 9 am to 4 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7300
fax +358 20 742 7301
Iisalmi hardware store
Teollisuuskatu 11
FI-74120 Iisalmi
Mon to Fri 8 am to 6 pm, Sat 9 am to 2 pm
tel. +358 20 742 7320
   

Carlson briefly in English

Carlson Ltd has grown into an important retail and wholesale company with annual sales of about €100 million.

Carlson’s strengths are its high degree of solvency, ownership of its premises, independence from large chains and very highly-trained personnel.

Today, Carlson is the largest department store chain in Finnish Lakeland. Carlson belongs to the retail group of Veljekset Halonen Oy, which is a family-owned chain of several fashion department stores around Finland. The annual sales of Halonen group are in the region of €150 million and it has more than 900 employees.