Kesko Oyj engages in the grocery trading business in Finland. It operates through Grocery Trade, Building and Technical Trade, and Car Trade segments. The company's Grocery Trade segment is involved in the wholesale and B2B trade of groceries; and the retail sale of the home and specialty goods.
This segment operates approximately 1,200 K-food stores, including K-Citymarket, K-Supermarket, K-Market, and Neste K. Its Building and Technical Trade segment engages in the retail, wholesale, and B2B trade of building and home improvement, and electrical and HEPAC products, as well as trades in leisure goods. This segment operates retail store chains under the K-Rauta, K-Bygg, Byggmakker, and Onninen names, as well as leisure goods trade chains under the Intersport and Budget Sport names in Finland, Sweden, Norway, and the Baltic countries.
The company's Car Trade segment imports, markets, and retails Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, CUPRA, Bentley, and Porsche passenger cars, as well as Volkswagen and MAN commercial vehicles in Finland. This segment is also involved in car leasing activities; and the provision of repair and maintenance, spare parts, and accessories services, as well as charging network for electric vehicles under the K-Charge name in Finland. Kesko Oyj was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.