On Friday, 2 December, Baltics’ largest construction, repair and household goods store network Kesko Senukai opened its first new concept shopping centre K Senukai in Riga, Lucavsalas Street. This venture cost the company EUR 3.3 million.
Lesko Senukai took over management of sixteen K-rauta stores in Latvia and Estonia from its strategic shareholder – Scandinavian Kesko concern – in April 2016. According to Kesko Senukai chairman Terho Kalliokoski, management of a unified network will help enhance the company’s leader positions in Baltic States.
Spanning a total area of 11,000 m2, the new K Senukai shopping centre in Riga has an enormous assortment of goods on offer – nearly 50 thousand different products.
The shopping centre has specialized gardening, innovative household appliance and service centres. There is also a section dedicated to sports and tourism, as well as a play area for children. This shopping centre will also have the largest team of consultants to help with customer service – 100 employees, as BNN was informed by the company.
Modernization of the former K-rauta store, which lasted three months, Kesko Senukai has commenced the modernization of the entire network. Two more stores are ready to be modernized – one in Riga and one in Tallinn.
Kesko Senukai also plans to invest more than EUR 100 million in the opening of new stores in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Belarus in the next couple of years.