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Kesko overview

Find out about the retailer's strategic priorities, commercial focus areas, channel and country presence.

Kesko: data

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Western Europe outlook 2021

We consider the five trends set to shape grocery retail in Western Europe in 2021.

Finland country presentation

This in-depth guide to Finland explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

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Finland's Kesko has grown its market share by 5% since 2014 and doubled its operating margin since that time too. Its hypermarkets and supermarkets account for 60% of grocery sales.

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In 2020, despite the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there was significant format innovation in the Nordics, especially so in Sweden. This theme has continued into 2021, with several new concepts launching so far this year already. Last month, we published an exclusive article, 10 Nordic stores to visit in 2021 . We described that the region offers something for everyone to be inspi...
In our recent Western European outlook 2021 article, we highlighted ‘Stepping up on sustainability’ as one of five trends that we expect to shape grocery retail in 2021. This is especially the case in the Nordics, where sustainability remains at the heart of retailer strategies despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the World Economic Forum in Davos revealed the Global 100 Most Sustainable ...
As 2021 begins, we can reflect that 2020 didn’t play out as we might have expected. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led companies to reflect on their priorities and focus on shorter time scales. In this article, we consider five key themes we expect to shape retailers’ strategy in 2021 and share videos of this in practice. 1. Drive for value Delivering value has been a defining tr...
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