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August 2017

K-food stores as ATMs? – the amount of cash withdrawals at checkouts doubles in a year

More and more K-food store customers are also withdrawing cash when they make their purchases. All K-food stores offer cash withdrawal services in places where it is not otherwise possible. There are over 60 postal codes in Finland with K-food stores but no cash machine (ATM).

Responsibility, Customer, Media

14.08.2017 16:01

Kesko and Oriola’s joint venture starts recruiting store personnel

The first approximately 15 stores of the new chain specialising in health, beauty and wellbeing will be opened in the autumn 2017 in the capital area, Turku, Tampere, Kuopio and Oulu. The chain is now recruiting almost 100 wellbeing experts. The new chain is estimated to create up to 1,000 new jobs in Finland.

Careers, Company, Media

02.08.2017 15:30

July 2017

Kesko's half year financial report for January-June 2017

Kesko Corporation's half year financial report for January-June 2017 was published on 27 July 2017.

Investor, Company, Media

27.07.2017 14:30

Less hidden sugar, salt and fat

It’s a familiar feeling for many of us: we think we eat healthily, but put on more weight each year. One reason behind this phenomenon may be that many products contain surprising amounts of hidden sugar, salt and fat.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

11.07.2017 10:03

Circular economy requires changes in operating methods

Circular economy is a growing theme in sustainability and K Group is undertaking a number of measures to promote it. Circular economy requires changes in established operating methods, and therefore, we are developing innovative circular economy solutions in all our divisions.

Responsibility, Customer, Careers, Investor, Company, Media

07.07.2017 13:48

June 2017

The establishment of Kesko and Oriola’s joint venture has been finalised

First stores and the online store of the new chain specialising in health, beauty and wellbeing will be opened in the autumn 2017.

30.06.2017 10:08

The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority has granted Kesko and Oriola permission to establish a chain of health, beauty and wellbeing stores across Finland

In March of this year, Kesko and Oriola announced their intention to establish a new store chain specialising in comprehensive wellbeing. The establishment of the joint venture has been awaiting the approval of Finland’s Competition and Consumer Authority. The aim is to complete the establishment of the joint venture company as soon as possible and to open the first stores and the online store in the autumn. The chain's name, concept and the location of the first stores will be announced later.

26.06.2017 15:02

Village shop day was bathed in sunshine

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, Finland celebrated national Village Shop Day. All of the country’s K-Markets took part and many were filled with a delightful market atmosphere and hosted communal charity events under sunny skies – as you can see in the collection of photographs from around Finland.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

26.06.2017 10:32

The K-kampus foundation stone has been laid: A step towards a more unified K Group has been taken

Building work on K Group's new headquarters – called K-kampus – has begun. On Monday 12 June the foundation stone of K Group’s new offices – K-kampus – was laid and the strategic aim of the creation of a more unified K Group moved a step closer. K-kampus will be a modern office building built in the Kalasatama district of Helsinki and after its completion it will house 1,700 employees, currently spread throughout the Helsinki metropolitan area, under one roof.

Careers, Company, Media

26.06.2017 10:08

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