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Kesko's sales increase by eight per cent in the first quarter

In January-March, the net sales of Kesko's building and home improvement trade were € 522 mio, an increase of 12.0 per cent. In local currencies, net sales were up by 8.3 per cent. In respective local currencies, net sales grew in Norway by 7.2 per cent, decreased in Sweden by 1.0 per cent and in Russia by 8.3 per cent. In the building and home improvement trade, growth strengthened especially in the B2B trade, reports the Finnish group.
Sales of building and home improvement products in Finland - these activities are combined into the so-called K Group  - increased by a total of 10.0 per cent and the total market (VAT 0 per cent) is estimated to have grown by approximately 9.4 per cent (Kesko's own estimate).




| 3 May 2017

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