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131 news and releases

August 2022

Record-summer for electric cars – Volkswagen most bought EV brand in Finland, K Charge volumes doubled in a year

Interest towards electric cars has risen record-high in Finland this summer: the number of electric vehicles on Finnish roads is rising rapidly, and the demand for electric cars exceeds that of traditional cars in Kesko’s K-Auto stores. EV charging at our K Charge stations more than doubled compared to the year before in July.


22.08.2022 11:37

K Group prepares to save electricity with plans to reduce lighting and adjust heating in its stores

K Group has been mapping out new ways in which it could reduce electricity use in its stores this autumn and winter. Proactive measures aim to reduce peaks in electricity consumption and help prevent potential electricity shortages in Finland. K Group estimates that it could save electricity via temporary extraordinary measures at times by as much as 15 to 20 percent.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

19.08.2022 09:00

Kesko’s sales in July

Kesko Group's sales in July totalled €920.8 million, representing a decrease of 3.6% in comparable terms. In July the number of delivery days was down by one year-on-year.

Investor, Media

12.08.2022 08:00

Innovative energy systems for all K-Citymarkets in Tampere

In connection with the installation of these new systems, all three K-Citymarkets in Tampere will be equipped with new refrigeration systems, a heat circulation system that recycles waste energy and new energy efficient lighting solutions. The carbon dioxide emissions of K-Citymarket Turtola, the first store to be renovated, are expected to decrease by about 140 tonnes per year, which corresponds to the emissions generated by driving over 1.2 million kilometres.

Responsibility, Media

05.08.2022 13:00

July 2022

Kesko’s sales grew in June

Kesko Group's sales totalled €1,088.1 million in June 2022, representing an increase of 1.3% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 1.5%.

Investor, Media

14.07.2022 08:00

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