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Probably always cheaper
|Type||Public limited company|
|Key people||Samuli Seppälä, Founder
Christoffer Häggblom, Chairman
Jussi Tallgren, CFO
Henrik Weckström, CTO
|Revenue||EURO 225 million (2012)|
Verkkokauppa.com (official name Verkkokauppa.com Oyj) is the largest and oldest online retailer / webstore and 2nd largest electronics retailer in Finland. The company does business both on the internet and in its three over 2000 m² retail stores. The company sells computers, home-electronics, toys, gaming and navigation products through its network of three stores, 2000 post-offices and 500 R-Kiosks. Verkkokauppa.com was founded in 1992 and it has 300 employees in four locations. The company headquarters are in Helsinki, Finland. The company has locations in Helsinki, Pirkkala, Oulu, the Åland islands and Tallinn and delivers with mail-order to all of Finland.
Verkkokauppa.com's store located in Jätkäsaari, Helsinki is the largest electronics store in Europe with total 35 000 m². Part of the store is always open - 24/7. The store also features Finland's largest and free sightseeing terrace with real MiG-21BIS fighter plane.
The company has over 53 000 articles in its selection from over 1000 manufacturers. It sells computers, mobile phones, digital cameras, navigators, white- and brown goods, tools, toys, and accessories and components to them and to computers. The company also has over 250 own private label brands and over 1000 private label products.
The company's revenue in 2012 was 225 million euro, 2011 187 million euro, 2010 was 173 million euro, 2009 was 153 million euro and 2008 was 139 million euro. Verkkokauppa.com was founded in 1992 and it has 300 employees in four locations. The company also has a subsidiary called Verkkokauppa.ee located in Tallinn, Estonia. The company's name "verkkokauppa" means webstore in English. The company's current slogan is "Probably always cheaper".
Verkkokauppa.com was declared as Finland's most usable web shop by Adage in 2006 and chosen as the best webstore in Finland 2010 by TNS Gallup. Verkkokauppa.com was Finland's 3rd most known online-brand after Google and Facebook in 2013 by Taloustutkimus.