Kesko Oyj engages in the development, ownership, and management of store network. It operates its business through following segments: Grocery Trade, Building and Technical Trade, Car Trade and Common Functions. The Grocery Trade segment comprises the wholesale and business to business trade of groceries in Finland. The Building and Technical Trade segment operates in the wholesale, retail and business to business trade in Finland, Sweden, Norway, the Baltic countries, Poland, Russia and Belarus. It also includes the agricultural and machinery trade in Finland, the machinery trade in the Baltic countries, the leisure trade in Finland and the furniture trade. The Car Trade segment comprises the business operations of VV-Auto. Its VV-Auto imports and markets Volkswagen, Audi and Seat passenger cars and Volkswagen and MAN commercial vehicles in Finland and also engages in car retailing and provides after-sales services at its own retail outlets. The Common functions segment comprises group support functions. The company was founded on October 14, 1940 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.