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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 »

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 »

Kesko’s building and home improvement sales are accelerating

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Kesko’s suffering from lower grocery prices – but the speciality goods trade is increasing on all markets. ”We are particularly pleased with the strong development in the building and home… Read more »

Kesko to change logo, strategy and store concepts

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Kesko’s launching a massive strategy turn to gain profitable growth. Board of Directors points out three strategic areas: the grocery trade, the building and home improvement trade and the car trade…. Read more »

Kesko sets up Finnish-Swedish property company with Ilmarinen and AMF

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Kesko sets up a joint real estate investment company with AMF Pensionsförsäkring and Ilmarinen. The new company Ankkurikadun Kiinteistöt immediately acquires 34 store sites and shopping centres Merituuli in Espoo, Karisma in Lahti… Read more »

Kesko promises new actions

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Kesko did not reach the market expectations for 2014. “A good result in a difficult situation”, says CEO Mikko Helander. Also K-Rauta and Byggmakker operations in Sweden and Norway loses sales.

Kesko gives more power to regional managers

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Kesko will strengthen its local presence in Finland. Thus, the organization will be decentralized by hiring more regional chain managers and make them more independent and entrepreneurial. Here are the… Read more »