Internal restructuring
Manner-Suomi; Etelä-Suomi;
Location of affected unit(s)
Lohja and Salo
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale In Non-Specialised Stores
47.1 - Retail sale in non-specialised stores

89 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
31 August 2016
Employment effect (start)
31 August 2016
Foreseen end date


Finnish cooperative Suur-Seudun Osuuskauppa (SSO) has initiated employer-employee negotiations to cut up to 100 jobs. The company will review its operations in order to make inefficient units more efficient by reorganising and closing some units. Through the restructuring SSO wants to enable investments in digitalisation and further develop customer service solutions. As of October 2016, there is no information regarding when the employment effects will be implemented by.

SSO is made up of around 80 different business units and the cooperative consists of a number of businesses among which gas stations, restaurants, super markets and hotels.

Updated, 24/10/2016;Following concluded employer-employee negotiations up to 89 jobs will be cut corresponding to 70 full-time jobs.


  • 31 August 2016: Svenska YLE
  • 1 September 2016: Svenska YLE
  • 31 August 2016: SSO (Company press release)
  • 14 October 2016: Vihdin Uutiset


Eurofound (2016), Suur-Seudun Osuuskauppa (SSO), Internal restructuring in Finland, factsheet number 88811, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/88811.