K Group: All Pirkka cosmetic products are free of microplastics since 1 January 2018

K Group: All Pirkka cosmetic products are free of microplastics since 1 January 2018   Helsinki, Finland, 2018-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cosmetic products often use small microbeads that are able to pass through wastewater treatment facilities to water bodies. Microplastics are an environmental risk in waterways due to their longevity. In 2017, K Group […]

K Group announces changes to the organisation of its building and technical trade division

Helsinki, Finland, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — K Group is the market leader in Finland and a leading operator in Northern Europe in building and technical trade. K Group is making changes to the organisation of its building and technical trade division in an effort to strengthen the division’s profitability and to accelerate international growth. […]

K-Group recruits nearly 50 new specialists to build the leading digital services in the trading sector

HELSINKI, 2016-Dec-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kesko’s 70 digital recruits this year will be complemented by nearly 50 more new digital specialists. New talents are sought to build the leading digital services in the trading sector and to lead IT’s new development teams and digital projects. The K-Group is now seeking experts in digital business […]

K-Group commits itself to actions aimed at reducing the consumption of plastic bags

The K-Group contributes to the effort to reduce the amount of plastic litter that ends up in water bodies and elsewhere in the natural environment. In its commitment to The Society’s Commitment to Sustainable Development published today, the K-Group commits itself to actions aimed at reducing the consumption of plastic bags. HELSINKI, Finland, 2016-Nov-01 — […]

K-Group to build new main office building in Kalasatama, Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-Aug-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — K-kampus, the K-Group’s new main office building, will be built in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The new, modern workplace of around 1,700 Kesko employees will be completed in spring 2019. The building project will be carried out in cooperation with Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. In terms of both location […]

K-Group revamps its customer magazine Pirkka

The K-Group’s customer magazine has been revamped in terms of content as well as appearance. Pirkka and its digital channels are a practical media package making the K-Group customers’ daily lives easier with its content, ideas and tips derived from customer needs and recommendations. HELSINKI, Finland, 2016-Jan-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — “We have redesigned the […]

New kind of K-food store opened in Myllypuro, Helsinki

A new kind of K-food store opens in Myllypuro, Helsinki on 5 November. K-Myllypuro does not belong to any of the current K-food store chains, but is the K-Group’s test store where Kesko, in cooperation with the retailer entrepreneur, boldly experiments with various food store concepts and models. The test store also takes customer-orientation to […]

Kesko announced its 2015 financial reporting calendar

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — The 2015 calendar for Kesko Group’s financial reporting concerning the years 2014 and 2015 is the following: Year 2014 financial statements release 10 February 2015 Year 2014 Annual Report (incl. the financial statements and the report by the Board of Directors) Week 12 Year 2015 3-month interim report 28 […]