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Consumer Cyclicals
Small Cap
Market Cap £326.8m
Enterprise Value £328.8m
Revenue £485.2m
Position in Universe 606th / 1858 awarded as one of the most innovative companies in Finland

Thu 17th June, 2021 1:30pm
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                17 June 2021 at 15:30 EEST has been awarded as one of the most innovative companies in
Finland. The award was presented by Hanken School of Economics, which
conducted a study for the first time to assess the perceptions of consumers
about the most innovative companies in Finland. was listed in
the Top 10 among other Finnish household brands such as Fiskars, F-Secure and

The Finnish Innovation Index has been developed together with the Norwegian
School of Economics. The same index is already in use in six countries. The
study assesses the perceptions among consumers of innovativeness and appeal.
Approximately 2,500 consumers took part in the study to rate the
innovativeness of 53 companies.

“We are extremely happy and proud of this award. We encourage all our
employees at to be creative and propose ideas. In fact, we
consider our culture of spontaneous and inclusive ideation one of our
competitive advantages. Our goal is to empower our customers to follow their
passions, and as a pioneer in e-commerce, we have learned that this requires
us to renew and reinvent ourselves continuously,” says Panu Porkka, CEO of

The Finnish Innovation Index provides companies with information on consumer
perceptions and helps companies to find ways to increase customer loyalty and
brand appeal through product and service development and the reliable
utilization of customer data.

Additional information:
Marja Mäkinen, Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Oyj
tel. +358 40 671 2999 empowers its customers to follow their passion by providing a
wide product assortment of around 70,000 products. Oyj serves
its retail and corporate customers through its webstore, megastores, 24h kiosk
and network of collection points as well as fast deliveries and various
services. As Finland’s most popular and most visited domestic online
retailer, its deliveries cover around 70 percent of the Finnish population
within the next day. The Company has four megastores: in Oulu, Pirkkala,
Raisio, and Helsinki, where its headquarters is also located.
employs more than 700 people and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki
stock exchange with the ticker VERK
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