Swedish ICA stores sales increased by 3.1% in January 2016 vs. same month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2016-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 3.1% in January 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.3%.

January 2016
Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change all
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 2,646 4.1% 2.1%
ICA Kvantum 2,143 3.4% 2.8%
ICA Supermarket 2,634 2.2% 2.2%
ICA Nära 1,253 2.3% 2.3%
Total 8,677 3.1% 2.3%

In January 2016, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,677 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 3.1% compared with the same month in the previous year.

At 31 January 2016, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,302. Store sales for February will be published on 8 March 2016 at 08.45 CET.

To see all publication dates in 2016, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors/calendar.

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ICA Gruppen AB (publ) is a leading retail company with a focus on food and health. The Group includes ICA Sweden and Rimi Baltic which mainly conduct grocery retail, ICA Real Estate which owns and manages properties, ICA Bank which offers financial services and  Apotek Hjärtat which conducts pharmacy operations. The Group also includes the portfolio companies inkClub and Hemtex. For more information see icagruppen.se

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 Monday, 8 February, 2016.