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In Kesko’s investor blogs and podcasts, Kesko’s management discusses topical issues relevant to investors and shareholders.

IR blog: Q3 recap


Kesko will publish its Q3 interim report on Friday, 29 October 2021, at around 9.00 am Finnish time. There is a Finnish-language webcast at 11.00 am the same day, and an English audiocast/teleconference at 12.30 noon (see details here).

Below is recap of Kesko's key events and news in Q3/2021.

Group and shares

* Composition of Kesko's Shareholders' Nomination Committee (release 13 Sept.)

* Latest change in the holding of Kesko Corporation's treasury shares (release 17 Sept.)

* Disclosure in compliance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (release 9 Sept.)

Sales development

* Kesko’s sales grew in July (release)

* Kesko’s sales grew in August (release)

Sales figures for September will be released in mid-October.

Other materials

Investor presentations

* Roadshow, SEB Nordic Large Caps, 26 Aug. (presentation)

Investor blogs

Is there further potential for growth in Kesko’s grocery trade going forward?
With President of the grocery trade division Ari Akseli

We have great potential to continue profitable growth
President of building and technical trade division Jorma Rauhala

Electrification of cars will affect the whole car trade business
With President of the car trade division Matti Virtanen

Tailored store-specific business ideas
With Ari Akseli and Chief Digital Officer Anni Ronkainen

Grocery trade news

* Kesko invests heavily in developing click&collect services to enable further growth in online grocery  (blog) 

Building and technical trade news

Kesko to acquire Byggarnas Partner, a company serving professional builders in Sweden, thus further strengthening its position in Swedish building and home improvement trade (release 23 July) 

Sustainability news 

* Kesko meets the objective of its Cocoa Policy - all cocoa and chocolate in Kesko's own brand Pirkka and K-Menu products now 100% of sustainable origin (release) 

* K Group ready for the implementation of the Single Use Plastic (SUP) directive (release)

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