Photo: Jørund Hessevik E24
(From left) CEO of Moods of Norway, Nils Are Karstad Lysø, founder Simen Staalnacke, Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton and founder Stefan Dahlquist. From the Governor’s recent trip to Norway.
Moods of Norway will open their third US store in America’s biggest shopping mall, Mall of America, in Minnesota, September 5, 2013. The Norwegian clothing brand is already established in Los Angeles and New York city.
Minnesota has the largest collection of Norwegian ancestry in the United States and 900,000 residents with Norwegian heritage. That equals every sixth person in the state!
-People are very proud of their Norwegian heritage here. Just the word “Norway” will draw a lot of attention, says Governor Mark Dayton.
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