46 news and releases

February 2024

Kesko’s sales in January

Kesko’s sales in January 2024 totalled €894.8 million, representing a decrease of 0.8%.

Investor, Media

14.02.2024 08:00

January 2024

Kesko has completed the acquisition of the Danish builders’ merchant Davidsen

Kesko has completed the acquisition of the Danish builders’ merchant Davidsen Koncernen A/S. The acquisition marks Kesko’s first step into the Danish market and gives it a solid foothold in the local building materials market. It also advances Kesko’s objective to strengthen its market position in Northern Europe.

Investor, Media

31.01.2024 12:30

Kesko continues to grow its grocery store site network, opening new K-Citymarket hypermarkets in Kuopio and Lempäälä

Kesko continues to grow and update its network of grocery store sites in line with its growth strategy by opening new K-Citymarket hypermarket stores in Haapaniemi, Kuopio and the Ideapark shopping centre in Lempäälä near Tampere. The sales of Kesko’s K-Citymarket hypermarkets have been growing significantly, and the hypermarkets have a crucial impact on the profitability and market share of Kesko’s grocery store business.

Investor, Media

30.01.2024 08:15

Kesko to discontinue operating Neste K service stations

Kesko will discontinue operating the Neste K service stations, as the role of grocery trade at the stations has diminished. Kesko currently handles the grocery trade operations and additional services at the Neste K stations. The aim is for the station services to continue as Neste services. The changes will not impact the rest of Neste’s network of stations or services offered there.   

Investor, Media

23.01.2024 10:00

Kesko ranks sector best on the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ listing

Kesko has been ranked as the best company in its sector on the 2024 ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ listing. Overall, Kesko ranked 29th on the list, making a significant leap upward. Kesko is the only company in the world to have made the list every year since its inception in 2005.

Sustainability, Investor, Media

17.01.2024 09:30

Kesko’s sales in December

Kesko Group’s sales in December 2023 totalled €905.9 million, representing a decrease of 6.4%. The sales development was impacted by the lower number of delivery days in year-on-year comparison.

Investor, Media

15.01.2024 08:00

Invitation to Kesko’s Q4 financial statements briefing on 30 January 2024

A stock exchange release concerning Kesko's financial statements for January-December 2023 will be published on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, at around 8.00 am (EET/EEST).

Investor, Media

10.01.2024 09:00

K Group set to hire 100 new IT and digital experts to develop cutting-edge technology in the trading sector

K Group will be hiring around 100 new experts for its IT and digital development over the next few years. In line with K Group’s strategy, we will invest heavily in digitalisation and customer experience. With the help of our new experts, our goal is to strengthen K Group's leadership in developing technologies for the trading sector across all three business divisions – grocery trade, building and technical trade, and car trade.

Careers, Media

04.01.2024 13:53

December 2023

Insider information: Jorma Rauhala appointed as Managing Director of Kesko Corporation and President and CEO of Kesko Group

The Board of Directors of Kesko Corporation has appointed Jorma Rauhala as the Managing Director of Kesko Corporation and President and CEO of Kesko Group as of 1 February 2024 as Mikko Helander retires. Rauhala is currently the President of Kesko’s building and technical trade division and Deputy CEO.

Investor, Media

19.12.2023 18:15

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