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The English readers’ source for information on anything Ullared and surroundings.


Dog Daycare in Ullared

Now you don’t have to worry about what to do with your dog while visiting Ullared and/or shopping at Gekås. Since last summer, you can leave your beloved dog at daycare near the shopping center.

Swedish town names that ends with -red

Have you ever driven through southern Sweden and wondered why there are so many town names with the -red ending? Ullared is by far not the only one.

Thefts and Shoplifting at Gekås

Every year, around 100 shoplifters get caught at Gekås in Ullared, which is about half of all shoplifter arrests in Falkenberg County. When the police interrogate the shoplifters, more than half of…

Ullared opens the largest shoe store in Sweden

Gekås has never sold shoes before. That was an agreement with another fellow entrepreneur in Ullared – Sko-Boo, who only sold shoes. Now they are one and the same.

COVID restrictions at Gekås

Gekås is always following the COVID pandemic developments and follow local and national health authorities guidelines and laws. They say they take their responsibility seriously and make sure to mi…

Gekås looking to hire 450 additional staff members

The largest private employer in Falkenberg municipality, Gekås in Ullared, needs 450 more workers for the coming holiday shopping season. It’s approximately 100 more than prior holiday seasons.

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