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Annual report 2013

Kesko in brief

Kesko is the leading Finnish listed trading sector company. Kesko’s operations include the grocery trade, the home improvement and speciality goods trade, and the car and machinery trade. Its divisions and chains act in close cooperation with retailer entrepreneurs and other partners.

In 2014, Kesko’s net sales totalled €9.1 billion and it employed nearly 20,000 people.

Kesko has about 2,000 stores engaged in chain operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus.

Kesko’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. The company’s domicile and main premises are in Helsinki.

Together, Kesko and K-retailers form the K-Group, whose retail sales totalled about €11 billion (VAT 0%) in 2014. The K-Group employs a total of around 45,000 people.


The K-Group’s retail sales and store numbers by country


 

Retail sales,

€ million

Stores

Finland

9,381

1,512

Sweden

197

20

Norway

671

82

Estonia

126

20

Latvia

96

9

Lithuania

341

19

Russia

368

37

Belarus

125

11

   

 

 

 

* Percentage of Kesko’s net sales

Finland: All divisions
Sweden and Norway: Building and home improvement trade
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: Building and home improvement trade, furniture trade and machinery trade
Russia: Mainly St. Petersburg and Moscow areas: Building and home improvement trade, grocery trade and sports trade
Belarus: Building and home improvement trade