Finnish Kesko Group is opening their fifteenth K-Rauta in Russia. This new store opens in the capital of Moscow with 15,200m2 comprising a building and garden centre. Kesko operates around 2,000 stores in 8 countries.
Kesko and K-retailers form the K-Group, whose retail sales totalled €12 billion (VAT 0%) in 2011. The K-Group employs around 45,000 people.