Press release – 2021 awarded as one of the most innovative companies in Finland Oyj                PRESS RELEASE                 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 Fazer.

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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