59 news and releases

November 2022

The Ukraine bow is used to gather funds for supporting Ukrainian refugees in Finland

The K Group and the Mannerheim League for Child Welfare are working in cooperation to gather funds to support the Ukrainians in Finland. The funds from the Ukraine bows, which will be available for sale at the K grocery shops on 5 December, will be used for national support work that enables the Mannerheim League for Child Welfare to offer the Ukrainians food, security, and a community to call their own.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

30.11.2022 09:00

Kesko initiates change negotiations in parts of its grocery trade business and in the K HR unit – workforce reductions estimated to impact 37 people

The operating environment for the trading sector is currently subject to various notable uncertainties due to, among other factors, the energy crisis in Europe, high inflation, and weakening economy. General uncertainty has also had a strong impact on customer behaviour, which has changed significantly during the year.


25.11.2022 12:00

Kesko’s sales grew in October

Kesko Group's sales totalled €1,039.0 million in October 2022, representing an increase of 6.0% in comparable terms.

Investor, Media

14.11.2022 08:00

October 2022

K Group and Wolt expand their cooperation for an efficient network for fast grocery deliveries across Finland

In a short time, K Group and the quick commerce pioneer Wolt have been able to establish an effective concept for fast grocery deliveries in Finland. 127 K-Market stores at 40 locations around Finland now offer fast deliveries in collaboration with Wolt, covering a range of as many as 5,000 grocery store products. There is great demand for fast grocery deliveries across the country, and by the end of this year, some 160 K-Market stores will be offering the service.

Customer, Company, Media

27.10.2022 09:45

Kesko’s sales grew in September

Kesko Group's sales in September 2022 totalled €1,086.1 million, representing an increase of 6.4% in comparable terms.

Investor, Media

14.10.2022 08:00

A hit for over 15 years – the Pirkka Fairtrade rose is the best-selling flower in K-stores

K-food stores have been promoting Fairtrade for over 20 years. The Finns took a liking to the Pirkka Fairtrade rose bouquets immediately when they appeared in K-food stores in 2006. The Fairtrade symbol on the flowers is proof that the well-being of both people and the environment has been contributed to in the producer countries.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

10.10.2022 12:45

Invitation to Kesko’s Q3 interim report briefing on 27 October 2022

A stock exchange release concerning Kesko's results for January-September 2022 will be published on Thursday, 27 October 2022, at around 8.00 am (EET/EEST).

Investor, Media

03.10.2022 09:15

September 2022

Millions of cups of coffee grounds from Neste K service stations as raw material for a circular economy project

Kesko and Berner started a pilot for a pioneering circular economy cooperation scheme in January 2022 where coffee grounds from Neste K service stations are used to make Pirkka home gardening products. Now, the first test batch of earth for growing has been processed from coffee grounds, and the practice will be expanded for use at all Neste K service stations.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

28.09.2022 09:00

The K-Market bullying-free zone program receives annual public health prize

Last autumn, all K-Market stores were declared bullying-free zones. Our program has now been recognized by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, which awarded it with the 2022 Public Health Prize for nationally significant contributions towards public health.  

Responsibility, Media

19.09.2022 09:30

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