Kesko Corporation to sell Indoor Group to Sievi Capital Oyj for €67 million

Helsinki, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Corporation has signed an agreement to sell Indoor Group, which is responsible for the Asko and Sotka furniture trade chains, to a company owned by Sievi Capital Oyj, three franchising entrepreneurs from the Sotka chain and Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company. The debt free price of the […]

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Kesko Group’s sales increased by 11.0% in April 2017

Helsinki, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales totalled €900.0 million in April 2017, a growth of 11.0%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies decreased by 5.5%. Due to the timing of Easter there were three less delivery days than in the previous year. Kesko’s sales […]

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Kesko Group’s sales were up 30.5% in March 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in March 2017 totalled €1,003.8 million, and were up 30.5%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies increased by 4.9%. There were two more delivery days than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales in March increased in all divisions. Growth […]

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Kesko Group announces Sales performance in January 2017

Helsinki, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in January 2017 totalled €827.4 million, which was up 33.3%. In comparable terms, excluding the impact of business arrangements, sales in local currencies increased by 5.2%. There were two more delivery days than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales continued to increase in January. Sales performance […]

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Kesko Group announces 17.5% sales increase in December 2016

Helsinki, 2017-Jan-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko Group’s sales in December 2016 totalled €918.5 million and were up 17.5%. In comparable terms, sales in local currencies decreased by 3.7%, excluding the impact of business arrangements. There was one delivery day less than in the previous year. “Kesko’s sales increased in December thanks to acquisitions. The […]

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Kesko ranked 15th in Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list

In the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list, Kesko ranked 15th and was, at the same time, the most sustainable trading sector company in the world. The list of the most sustainable corporations is announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos. HELSINKI, Finland, 2016-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The […]

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Kesko in CDP’s Climate A List for the first time

Kesko rose to CDP’s Climate A List for the first time scoring the maximum 100 points. The globally established list consists of 113 selected leading companies considered to be operating in an exemplary manner in the mitigation of climate change. The K-Group’s systematic climate work is based on the long-term commitments and energy efficiency objectives […]

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Kesko plans to have its new main office building ‘K-kampus’ in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki by 2018

Kesko plans to have its new main office building, the so-called ‘K-kampus’, in Ruskeasuo, Helsinki by 2018. The new premises would accommodate the majority of Kesko Group’s functions in the Greater Helsinki area. The aim is also to open a new K-food store on the same property. The area at the crossing of Mannerheimintie and […]

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Kesko names Google’s Country Manager Finland Anni Ronkainen Chief Digital Officer and Group Management Board member

Anni Ronkainen, Google’s Country Manager Finland, appointed Kesko’s Chief Digital Officer and Group Management Board member HELSINKI, FINLAND, 2015-1-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — M.Sc. (Econ.) Anni Ronkainen, 48, who has been Google’s Country Manager Finland since 2009, has been appointed Kesko’s Chief Digital Officer, responsible for business development, digital business environment and marketing, and […]

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Kesko rose to the fifth place in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko is the best food and staples retailer and rose to the fifth place in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. Kesko is the only Finnish company included in the list every year since it was established in 2005. For the Global 100 list, […]

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Kesko is the fourth most important Finnish company in terms of economic welfare according to the Prime Minister’s Office reports

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-1-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Kesko, established in 1940, has played a significant role in the development of Finnish society as a whole. Today Kesko is the fourth most important Finnish company in terms of economic welfare. According to the recent report published by the Prime […]

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