Category Archives: Buidling and construction material

Kesko’s sales increased in in all divisions

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Kesko Group’s sales in December 2015 totalled 781.8 million EUR. In comparable terms excluding Anttila, sales increased by 3.0 percent in local currencies. “In December, Kesko’s sales increased in all divisions, especially… Read more »

Byggmax to complete aquisition of Skånska Byggvaror

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Byggmax completes the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Skånska Byggvaror. Skånska Byggvaror is an online based retailer in the do-it-yourself market for refined building material. The Company has operations… Read more »

Skånska Byggvaror brings Byggmax to Denmark by acquiring Pavillon

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Byggmax acquisition of  Skånska Byggvaror ware is approved. And now a platform for the establishment in Denmark is provided by the new subsidiary acquiring Pavillon, a leading retailer of conservatories and greenhouses… Read more »

Byggmax aquires Skånska Byggvaror

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After the Buildor aquisition, Byggmax now aquires a bigger fish in buildingware e-commerce. Danish Polaris private equity sells Skånska Byggvaror for 760 MSEK. The companies hope for synergies in the… Read more »

Nordic CEO to leave buildingware giant DT Group

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The president of the Nordic building ware giant DT Group, Ole Mikael Jensen, will be leaving his position on 30 September. ”Markets are now finally improving after seven tough years,” he… Read more »

Kesko’s international operations up 12.5% in August

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Kesko’s fighting the price downturn in Finland, but does better on other markets. Total sales in August increased by 0.6% in local currencies, excluding Anttila. “Kesko’s sales continued to increase… Read more »

DHL to partner with Kesko for 300 pick up-points with parcel lockers

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DHL Express and the K-Group have signed a cooperation agreement which will make 250–300 DHL service points available at the K-Group’s food stores and building and home improvement stores in… Read more »

New CEO of Beijer Bygg: The business will undergo great changes

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DT Group’s Swedish building and hardware giant Beijer Bygg has appointed Pierre Nyström as new CEO, succeeding Anders Jakobsson who left the company before summer. He sees big transformation work… Read more »

K-rauta Express designed to conquer women and young Helsinki-citizens

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K-rauta took a decision this spring. Less than half a year later, the first K-rauta Express store was established in Helsinki. By heavy marketing inside and outside the Forum Galleria… Read more »