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52 news and releases

February 2022

Kesko’s sales grew in January

Kesko Group's sales totalled €823.4 million in January 2022, representing an increase of 7.7% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 7.6%.

Investor, Media

14.02.2022 08:00

Kesko receives international recognition for encouraging suppliers to cut emissions

CDP, a global environmental non-profit organisation, annually releases a list of companies that have excelled at committing their supply chains to climate action. Kesko was one of the companies named as a Supplier Engagement Leader for the second year in a row.

Responsibility, Investor, Media

10.02.2022 13:00

Automated collection centre for online grocery orders taking shape at K-Citymarket Ruoholahti in Helsinki

Construction work is progressing swiftly in Ruoholahti as Finland’s first automated in-store collection system for online grocery orders is starting to take shape. Currently, storage frames are being built, along which 45 robots helping in product collection will run in the future. Once finished, the system will enable efficient, short-distance online grocery deliveries, while still enabling the wide selections valued by customers.

Media

09.02.2022 10:06

Sustainable Product label for responsibility makes choosing easier for Kespro's customers

Kespro makes it easier for its customers to make responsible choices by marking the background information of its products with the Sustainable Product label if the product has been manufactured responsibly. The new label was introduced in December 2021, and its use will gradually expand.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

02.02.2022 16:29

January 2022

Kesko once again makes the list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

Finnish Kesko Corporation is the only company in the world to have been included on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list by Corporate Knights every year since the list was first established in 2005. Compiled base on rigorous sustainability assessments, the 2022 list includes the world’s top 1% in corporate sustainability.

Responsibility, Investor, Media

19.01.2022 15:00

December 2021

K Group’s Trend Review

The Covid-19 pandemic has put health in focus and made us reflect on our lifestyles. As a result, people now intend to eat a more varied diet in 2022. As many as 54% of trendsetter consumers believe they will follow a varied diet in their everyday lives in the coming year. K Group once again listed the most interesting consumer behaviour trends and popular products.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

30.12.2021 08:11

Kesko’s sales grew in November

Kesko Group's sales totalled €983.0 million in November 2021, representing an increase of 12.4% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 11.6%.

Investor, Media

15.12.2021 08:00

Kesko to acquire Kungälvs Trävaruaktiebolag, a company serving professional builders in Sweden

Kesko will acquire Kungälvs Trävaruaktiebolag, thus strengthening its position in the Swedish building and home improvement trade market in the Gothenburg area.

Investor, Media

08.12.2021 18:30

Kesko’s climate work rated world-class: our next step is to encourage the whole supply chain to cut emissions

CDP has released the results of its international climate change questionnaire: Kesko is one of the 200 companies in the world to be granted the highest A score for its climate efforts.

Responsibility, Investor, Company, Media

07.12.2021 13:15

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