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136 news and releases

June 2021

Decisions have been reached in the codetermination negotiations concerning Kesko’s car trade division

KESKO INVESTOR NEWS 30.6.2021 AT 14.00 Codetermination negotiations were initiated in Kesko’s car trade division in May. The objective was to increase operational efficiency, profitability, and sales. The negotiations concerned the whole personnel of Kesko’s car trade business, some 1,360 people in total. As a result of the negotiations, 130 positions will be terminated at this stage.

Investor, Media

30.06.2021 14:00

K Group strengthens its market-leading position in Finnish online grocery by investing tens of millions of euros in collection automation – builds the first partially-automated collection system

K Group is investing tens of millions of euros in upcoming years in automating the collection of online grocery orders. The objective is to improve customer experience further while ensuring more efficient processes and an even stronger market-leading position. The first partially-automated collection system in a grocery store in Finland will be located in the Helsinki metropolitan area, where online grocery sales volumes are now at a level that enables more extensive utilisation of automation.

Investor, Company, Media

22.06.2021 08:45

Investing €120 million in store network this year – K Group revamps its grocery stores based on tailored store-specific business ideas

K Group is investing heavily in updating its stores: in 2021, investments in the store network will total €120 million. In grocery stores, the investment focus is on tailored store-specific business ideas that complement the competitive advantages of the store chains. The latest store to undergo an overhaul is K-Citymarket Tammisto in Vantaa. Each store update sets the bar higher, with K Group’s grocery stores constantly introducing exciting innovations to the Finnish retail scene.


18.06.2021 12:36

Kesko’s comparable sales grew in May

Kesko Group's sales totalled €1,002.6 million in May 2021, representing an increase of 14.5% in comparable terms on the previous year.

Investor, Media

14.06.2021 19:30

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