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Kesko Corporation (KESBV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Kesko Corporation (Kesko) is a trading sector company. Through a network of subsidiaries, the company carries out operations in grocery trade, the home improvement and speciality goods trade, and the car and machinery trade. It sells an array of food products through K-citymarket, K-supermarket, K-market, K-extra, and K-ruoka stores. It also commercializes clothing, home, sports, leisure, home technology, entertainment and furniture product lines. The company also engages in the sale of building and home improvement as well as commercial and passenger vehicles. Kesko operates its stores in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Belarus. Kesko is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

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Table Of Contents

Kesko Corporation (KESBV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Kesko Corporation - Key Facts 6
Kesko Corporation - Key Employees 7
Kesko Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Kesko Corporation - Key Operational Employees 9
Kesko Corporation - Major Products and Services 10
Kesko Corporation - History 11
Kesko Corporation - Company Statement 15
Kesko Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
Kesko Corporation - Business Description 19
Kesko Corporation - Corporate Strategy 20
Kesko Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Kesko Corporation - Strengths 21
Strength - Strong Presence: Domestic Market 21
Strength - Efficient Business Model 21
Strength - Strong Chain Support Functions 21
Kesko Corporation - Weaknesses 22
Weakness - Declining Liquidity 22
Kesko Corporation - Opportunities 23
Opportunity - Expansion Activities 23
Opportunity - Retail Market in Europe 23
Opportunity - Strategic Investments 23
Kesko Corporation - Threats 24
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Goods Market 24
Threat - Extensive Government Regulations 24
Threat - Intense Competition 24
Kesko Corporation - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Kesko Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 4 - Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables
Kesko Corporation, Key Facts 6
Kesko Corporation, Key Employees 7
Kesko Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Kesko Corporation, Key Operational Employees 9
Kesko Corporation, Major Products and Services 10
Kesko Corporation, History 11
Kesko Corporation, Subsidiaries 17
Kesko Corporation, Key Competitors 25
Kesko Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26
Kesko Corporation, Annual Ratios 27
Kesko Corporation, Interim Ratios 30
Kesko Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures
Kesko Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
Kesko Corporation, Ratio Charts 31

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