Solna, Sweden, 2016-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores decreased by 0.8% in April 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores decreased by 1.1%.
|April 2016||January – April 2016|
|Store sales, excl. VAT||SEKm||Change all
|Maxi ICA Stormarknad||2,707||-0.4%||-1.4%||10,734||4.8%||3.5%|
In April 2016, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,893 million excluding VAT, which is a decrease of 0.8% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-April 2016 amounted to SEK 35,289 million, an increase of 3.5% compared with the previous year.
ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for April to be -2.5%.
At 30 April 2016, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,301. Store sales for May will be published on 9 June 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 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 Tuesday, 10 May, 2016.