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HSE_CASE_NR: 105-049 | status: active
Title: S-GROUP
Authors: Gasiorowska, Anna
Material: 5 pages
Publication year: 2005  Language: eng
Keywords: challenge of keeping the; changing competitive environment; dominant position on the market
Abstract: The S Group which consists of the cooperative societies and SOK with their subsidiaries have held a dominant position on the Finnish market for many years. In 2005 part of the co-operative markets decided to leave the S Group and to start independent operations. The case deals with the perspective of the individual market manager as well as the management of S Group.