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September 2020

Kesko’s comparable sales grew in August

The sales of Kesko Group’s continuing operations in August 2020 totalled €885.9 million, representing an increase of 1.8% in comparable terms.

Investor, Media

17.09.2020 19:00

Kesko continues the implementation of its growth strategy in Sweden by acquiring Bygg & Interiör stores for professional builders

The acquisition of Bygg & Interiör stores complements Kesko’s growing K-Bygg chain for professional builders in the Mälaren Valley region of Sweden.

Investor, Media

02.09.2020 11:00

August 2020

Kesko’s sales grew in July

The sales of Kesko Group’s continuing operations in July 2020 totalled €970.7 million, representing an increase of 2.4%. In comparable terms, sales grew by 6.4%.

Investor, Media

17.08.2020 08:00

July 2020

Half year financial report 1-6/2020: Record Q2 result

Profitability improved thanks to fast response to exceptional circumstances and well-functioning strategy.

Investor, Company, Media

23.07.2020 13:00

Kesko’s sales grew in June

The sales of Kesko Group’s continuing operations in June 2020 totalled €1,023.3 million, representing an increase of 10.1%. In comparable terms, sales grew by 12.6%.

Investor, Media

17.07.2020 08:00

Kesko’s sales grew in June

The sales of Kesko Group’s continuing operations in June 2020 totalled €1,023.3 million, representing an increase of 10.1%. In comparable terms, sales grew by 12.6%.

Investor, Media

17.07.2020 08:00

Kesko strengthens its position in Norway – acquires building and home improvement trade operator Carlsen Fritzøe Handel

Kesko Corporation's subsidiary Byggmakker Handel AS has agreed to acquire Carlsen Fritzøe Handel AS, a Norwegian operator in the building and home improvement trade with net sales of approximately €201 million in 2019. The acquisition strengthens Kesko’s position in one of the most attractive geographic areas in Norway, the Oslo fjord region, where the Carlsen Fritzøe Handel network of 25 stores highly complements the Byggmakker store network. This transaction is the fourth Kesko has made in line with its growth strategy in Norway in two years to accelerate its growth and strengthen its position in the Norwegian building and home improvement market.

Investor, Company, Media

08.07.2020 10:00

Ensuring safe shopping conditions continues to be top priority for stores

Throughout spring, special attention has been paid to ensuring the safety of grocery shopping amidst the epidemic. K Group has designed safety measures in cooperation with experts, utilising the latest research information. Ensuring the safety of both personnel and customers is vital for K Group so that people can trust that shopping is safe. Strict safety measures and hygiene practices have become the new standard for stores.

Media

02.07.2020 09:56

K-Supermarket store sets up own beehives to produce honey

K Group collaborates in projects that promote biodiversity. One good example is the work done for pollinators in Akaa, southern Finland, where a local K-Supermarket hosts beehives that produce honey that to be sold at the store.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

02.07.2020 09:40

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