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April 2020

Kesko adjusts its operations due to the coronavirus epidemic

Lay-off measures are estimated to affect approximately 2,000 Kesko employees in Finland – Kesko has managed to significantly reduce the number with employee transfers between units.

Investor, Media

03.04.2020 12:00

March 2020

Danish Agro Group assumes ownership of Konekesko’s Baltic subsidiaries

Konekesko Oy and the Danish Agro Group company DA Agravis Machinery Holding A/S have today completed the transaction concerning Konekesko’s remaining stake in its Baltic subsidiaries. The transaction was completed after Danish Agro in March 2020 met the conditions set by the European Commission, namely the approval for the divestment of its certain business operations in Estonia.

Investor, Media

31.03.2020 18:30

K Group’s share of the Finnish grocery trade market grew in 2019 and totalled 36.5%

K Group’s share of the Finnish grocery trade market grew by 0.4 percentage points in 2019 compared to the year before, totalling 36.5%. Sales growth was particularly strong in the K-Citymarket and K-Supermarket chains. K-Citymarket increased its market share the most out of all Finnish grocery store chains. The data comes from Nielsen’s Grocery Shop Directory published on 19 March.

Investor, Company, Media

26.03.2020 13:41

K Group grocery stores increase safety measures – we must all strive to avoid close contact

Grocery stores do important work that enables society continue to function. To ensure the safety of this valuable work, K Group is constantly devising new measures. Some of these – for example protective shields at the cash registers – are visible to store customers. However, the most important thing is that all people who come into the store commit to acting in a way that ensures safety for all.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

26.03.2020 09:28

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