Our customers include technical professionals, professional builders and consumers. Some 80% of our retail sales come from B2B trade, as construction is increasingly delegated to professionals.
The division's chains are Onninen, which serves technical professionals, and K-Rauta, Byggmakker and K-Bygg, which serve both professional builders and consumers. The division previously also included sports trade, which is part of the car trade division from 1 April 2023.
Onninen serves technical wholesale business customers and is the market leader in its field in Finland. Onninen offers an extensive selection of products and service packages to contractors, industry, infrastructure building and retail dealers. Through the network of Onninen Express stores, efficient logistic integrated services and multichannel shopping experience, Onninen is the reliable companion of a professional.
There are around 130 Onninen Express stores and Onninen points of sale in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. In addition, Onninen provides comprehensive services to professionals through electronic channels.
K-Rauta is the market leader in the building and home improvement trade, and according to surveys the most trusted building and home improvement store chain in Finland. The chain serves both professional builders and consumers. K-Rauta has the most extensive store network in Finland and a versatile online store. K-Rauta offers products and services for building, renovation, yard and garden, interior decoration and home furnishing.
K-Rauta’s experts want to make building, renovation and shopping at building and home improvement stores surprisingly easy, leaving professional builders with more time for efficient work. In Finland, all K-Rauta stores are run by retailer entrepreneurs. K-Rauta has some 125 stores in Finland and some 20 stores in Sweden.
Byggmakker is one of the leading operators in the building and home improvement trade in Norway. Byggmakker has strong B2B expertise both locally and globally. Byggmakker has a network of some 90 stores.
K-Bygg is one of the leading operators in the building and home improvement trade in Sweden and serves mainly professional builder customers. It offers a wide selection of products for building, renovation, interior decoration and home furnishing. K-Bygg has a network of some 50 stores.
Kesko Corporation’s joint venture Kesko Senukai is the leading building and home improvement operator in the Baltics and one of the leading online store operators in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. K-Senukai’s stores offer a wide selection of products related to building and living to customers in the Baltics. K-Senukai operates in Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia, and online.
In Belarus, building and home improvement trade operations are handled by the joint venture Kesko Senukai. OMA is the largest building and home improvement store chain in Belarus serving both professional builders and consumers. The OMA chain offers a wide selection of products related to building and living.
Onninen’s partnership chains
The Elfin chain is a national network of independent electrical contractors. The Elfin chain offers electrical products and services with more than 300 independent electrical contractors across Finland.
The Hanakat chain is a retail network of independent HEPAC entrepreneurs in Finland. The chain comprises around 80 independent entrepreneurs who offer their HEPAC solutions and overall services to consumers.
The Elfag chain is one of Norway’s biggest electrical contractor chains. It includes around 120 business members.
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