How can anyone govern a country that produces 258 different types of cheese, late French statesman Charles de Gaulle once lamented. Susanna Ottila now holds the reins of a grocery shop that offers over 400 varieties of cheese. She on May Day became the first food chain director at Stockmann who is responsible for the profits and losses of Herkku.
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Herkku a bright spot for loss-making Stockmann
The appointment is an indication that the loss-making retailer regards its grocery shops as one of its possible lifelines. “Our customers appreciate Herkku,” Ottila analyses the significance of the grocery shops for Stockmann.