Pole Bicycle Company is on a roll

September 2, 2016

This Finnish high-end bicycle producer boasts a growing range of two wheelers, which go to great lengths to provide a superior experience.

Risu gets to the root of beard grooming

July 11, 2016

Finland’s first premium beard oil specialists seek to change the global manscape for the better.

Kesko expands in Russia

December 18, 2015

Finnish trading sector company Kesko has opened its ninth grocery store in St. Petersburg.

Industry

Herrmans to open Chinese warehouse

November 27, 2015

Finnish bicycle component producer Herrmans is establishing a warehouse in Shanghai.

Retail innovation Viilea receives international award

October 21, 2015

Finnish retail concept Viilea, which combines a refrigerator and a mailbox, has been selected as one of the Best New Retailing Concepts of 2015. The competition showcases new concepts in retailing.

M Room hits the global hair business

September 18, 2015

Being the biggest in Finland doesn’t quite cut it for barbershop chain M Room: its aim is to be the biggest on the planet. Now it has shops in Europe and the US, and new doors are knocked on all the time.

Berner reinforces its position in the Baltic cosmetics market

June 25, 2015

Berner Oy and Renalko Kaubandus Oü, the leading cosmetics company in Estonia, have agreed on the transfer of import and distribution operations for COTY brands to Berner in Estonia. COTY is among the world’s leading cosmetics companies, with its brands sold in more than 130 countries.

Finnchat brings human interaction to online shopping

June 8, 2015

Who said Finns don’t talk? Online live-chat provider Finnchat has grown from three people to dozens, and now it’s trying to – literally – spread the word in the international market, too.

Lead Desk takes new technology to an old industry

May 28, 2015

Finland’s Lead Desk has expanded across Europe by offering cutting-edge solutions to the telemarketing industry.

Citycon shops to the top

May 26, 2015

Finnish company Citycon has acquired Norwegian Sektor Gruppen for approximately 1.47 billion euros.

Pelago Bicycles biking its way to the world

May 25, 2015

What do a trip around the world, cyclocross and a work commute have in common? Answer: They can all be done on a Finnish-made Pelago bicycle.