Swedish ICA stores sales rose by 4.1% in September 2015 compared with the corresponding month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2015-10-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 4.1% in September 2015 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.4%.

September 2015 January – September 2015
Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all
stores
Change
like-for-like
SEKm Change
all stores
Change
like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 2,537 6.9% 4.2% 24,121 5.9% 3.6%
ICA Kvantum 2,065 4.0% 4.2% 19,372 4.6% 3.5%
ICA Supermarket 2,621 2.6% 2.3% 24,678 2.1% 2.4%
ICA Nära 1,280 2.2% 2.7% 12,182 2.2% 2.6%
Total 8,503 4.1% 3.4% 80,353 3.8% 3.0%

In September 2015, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,503 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 4.1% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-September 2015 amounted to SEK 80,353 million, an increase of 3.8% compared with the previous year.

At 30 September 2015, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,304.

Store sales for October will be published on 9 November 2015 at 08.45 CET. To see all publication dates in 2015, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors/calendar.

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ICA Gruppen discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 08.45 CET on Thursday, 8 October 2015.