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Kesko

Kesko and K-retailers together form K Group, which is the biggest trading sector operator in Finland and one of the biggest in Northern Europe. We operate in the grocery trade, building and technical trade, and car trade. Our divisions and chains act in close cooperation with retailer entrepreneurs and other partners.

Kesko has around 1,800 stores engaged in chain operations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. K Group’s retail sales in 2021 totalled some €15 billion. K Group employs some 45,000 people in total. Kesko’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

www.kesko.fi/en/

Data point of the week

510,000

year-on-year increase in number of students taking the Gaokao, high school matriculation exam, to 13.42 million.

(Ministry of Education)