Kesko’s homepage ranked Finland’s best corporate website for the second consecutive time

Helsinki, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko’s homepage at www.kesko.fi has been ranked Finland’s best corporate website for a second consecutive time. The Swedish Comprend’s 20th Webranking survey ranks corporate websites on 50 criteria derived from company stakeholders’ needs and wishes.

The 50 largest Finnish listed companies were included in the survey. On a Europe-wide scale, the survey covered over 800 companies and the 100 largest companies globally. Kesko’s score was 92.2/100, which was several points higher from last year.

“This is a great proof of Kesko’s systematic development of digital services. Kesko aims to build the trading sector’s best digital services for the K-Group customers for shopping to be fun”, says Channel Director Harri Utoslahti.

Kesko ranked above the Finnish average on all website sections: homepage, about us, press, reporting, share, investor relations, governance, CSR, careers and website functionalities. In this year’s survey, Kesko was the only company to score full points for the company information section.

In the retail sector, the survey covered 41 European companies among which Kesko was ranked the best.

You can read more about the survey at http://comprend.com/webranking. Kesko’s website address is www.kesko.fi.

Kesko and K-retailers form the K-Group, whose sales total over €13 billion. The K-Group is the third largest retail operator in northern Europe and it employs approximately 45,000 people. Kesko operates in the grocery trade, the building and technical trade and the car trade. Its divisions and chains act in close cooperation with retailer entrepreneurs and other partners. Kesko’s net sales are €10 billion and it employs approximately 30,000 people. Kesko has over 1,500 stores engaged in chain operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus and Poland. Kesko is a listed company and its shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. The company’s domicile and main premises are in Helsinki. Kesko is the world’s most sustainable trading sector company (The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World). www.kesko.fi

Contact:
Riikka Toivonen
Head of Financial Communications
riikka.toivonen@kesko.fi
tel. +358 105 323 495

Source: Kesko Group

kesko.fi ranked Finland’s best corporate website

Kesko’s homepage at www.kesko.fi has been ranked Finland’s best corporate website. The Swedish Comprend’s annual Webranking survey ranks corporate websites on 50 criteria derived from company stakeholders’ needs and wishes.

HELSINKI, Finland, 2015-12-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 49 largest Finnish listed companies were included in the survey. On a Europe-wide scale, the survey covered over 800 companies, and Kesko’s score placed it among the best European companies.

– This is a great proof of Kesko’s systematic development of digital services. Kesko’s strategic objective is to build the trading sector’s best digital services for the customers of the K-Group and its chains for shopping to be fun, says Communications ManagerHarri Utoslahti.

Kesko ranked above the Finnish average on all website sections: start page, about us, press, financial reporting, the share, investor relations, corporate governance, social responsibility, career and functions.

“Kesko has taken an impressive step forward to improve its digital corporate communication, which is rewarded with an increased score of 14.2 points from last year. It is especially Kesko’s flawless introductory information about the company, its financial reporting, the close to full score in all investor-related sections, and transparent communication on corporate direction and control that bring the company to the top”, says Helena Wennergren, Director of Comprend.

In the retail sector, the survey covered 42 European companies among which Kesko was ranked the best. The next two places went to the Swedish ICA Gruppen and Clas Ohlson.

You can read more about the survey at: http://comprend.com/webranking. Kesko’s website address is: www.kesko.fi.

Further information is available from Communications Manager Harri Utoslahti, tel. +358 105 322 616.

Kesko is a Finnish listed trading sector company. Kesko operates in the grocery trade, the home improvement and speciality goods trade and the car trade. Its divisions and chains act in close cooperation with retailer entrepreneurs and other partners. In 2014, Kesko’s net sales totalled €9.1 billion and it employed nearly 20,000 people. Kesko has over 1,500 stores engaged in chain operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. Kesko’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. The company’s domicile and main premises are in Helsinki. Kesko is the fifth most sustainable company in the world (The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World). www.kesko.fi

SOURCE: KESKO