Swedish food retailer Axfood has opened a new Eurospar supermarket in Kalix, northern Sweden. The new supermarket is now Sweden's northernmost Spar store. Axfood, which runs Hemkop, Vivo, Billhalls, Willys, Tempo and Spar stores, recorded an increase in turnover from SKr21.32bn (US$2.3bn) for the period January to August 2001, to SKr21.89bn for the same period this year, reported Swedish News Digest.