KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 12.12.2014 AT 09.00 1(2)

Kesko's sales in November 2014

Kesko Group's sales, excluding VAT, in November 2014 totalled €705.3 million,
down 7.1%.

In Kesko's food trade, sales in November were €340.0 million, a decrease of
6.1% from the previous year. The number of delivery days was one less than in
the previous year.

In the home and speciality goods trade, sales in November were €111.7 million, a
decrease of 9.6%. The sales performance was especially impacted by the decline
in the sales of the department store trade and sports trade, and the changes in
the network of Anttila.

In the building and home improvement trade, sales in November were €194.3
million, a decrease of 5.2%. In terms of local currencies, sales were down by
1.2%. Sales in Finland decreased by 9.4%. Sales abroad decreased by 2.3% in
euros, but increased by 4.7% in local currencies.

In the car and machinery trade, sales in November were €72.4 million, a decrease
of 12.1%. VV-Auto's sales in November were €60.1 million, down 9.5%. Konekesko's
sales  in November  were €12.3  million, a  decrease of  23.0% from the previous
year.

Kesko Group's sales in euros, excluding VAT, in November 2014:

                                         November 2014         1.1. - 30.11.2014

                                        € million Change, % € million  Change, %

Food trade, total                           340.0      -6.1   3,951.4       -1.7

Home and speciality goods trade, total      111.7      -9.6   1,157.2       -9.4

Building and home improvement trade,
Finland                                      77.0      -9.4   1,115.4       -1.6

Building and home improvement trade,
other countries                             117.3      -2.3   1,381.0        0.9

Building and home improvement trade,
total                                       194.3      -5.2   2,496.4       -0.2

Car and machinery trade, total               72.4     -12.1     966.6       -2.7

Common operations and eliminations          -13.1              -155.6

Grand total                                 705.3      -7.1   8,416.1       -2.5



Finland, total                              572.5      -8.3   6,820.1       -3.5

Other countries, total                      132.8      -1.5   1,595.9        1.7

Grand total                                 705.3      -7.1   8,416.1       -2.5



Change, % indicates the change compared to the corresponding period of the
previous year.

In November 2014, the number of selling days in Kesko's wholesale in Finland was
20, which was one less than in the previous year. The total number of selling
days in January-November was two less than in the previous year. The number of
retail selling days in November was 28, which was the same as in the previous
year. The total number of retail selling days in January-November was the same
as in the previous year.

Kesko releases advance information on the K-Group's retail sales quarterly, in
connection with interim reports.

Further information is available from Vice President, Group Controller Eva
Kaukinen, tel. +358 105 322 338.


Kesko Corporation



Merja Haverinen
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