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March 2020

Skyrocketing demand for food home deliveries: K-retailers are now creating new delivery models together with local entrepreneurs

The need for food home deliveries has increased sharply across Finland. Many K stores have expanded their ordering hours and delivery areas, and several K-retailers have responded to customers’ wishes by setting up a home delivery service from scratch, for example by cooperating with taxi and catering entrepreneurs.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

27.03.2020 12:31

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

K-retailers rush to help small businesses: grocery stores now sell restaurant food and many specialities

Many small businesses in the restaurant sector have found themselves in a difficult situation as their usual distribution channels have temporarily disappeared due to the epidemic. K-food retailers around Finland have offered a helping hand, and new forms of local collaboration have been established at a record pace. According to Keijo Ollikainen, the retailer of K-Market Pirtti in Kuopio, the situation has caused entrepreneurs to come together in new ways.

Customer, Media

20.03.2020 15:07

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