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Hitt og þetta 28. september 2006

Kesko Corporation restructures

Nordic Business Report-September 28, 2006-Kesko Corporation restructures
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The Finnish trading group Kesko Corporation announced on Thursday (28 September) that it will simplify its organisational structure by merging its home and speciality goods business Keswell Ltd into the group.

Keswell's subsidiaries will continue operations as independent companies owned by Kesko. The restructuring will not affect store operations, but Keswell will start rationalisation negotiations concerning 42 employees in order to map out their placement possibilities.

Keswell comprises Anttila Oy, Indoor Group Ltd, Intersport Finland Ltd, Musta Porssi Ltd, Tahti Optikko Group Oy, WellStep Ltd and Academica Oy. The group has some 510 stores and net sales of EUR975m.

"The purpose of this structural rearrangement is to flatten and simplify the Kesko Group's organisational structure, to increase transparency and to improve cost-effectiveness," Kesko said.

One euro (EUR) is worth approximately 0.67 British pounds (GBP).

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