Swedish ICA stores announces sales increased by 1.6% in January 2017 vs. same month last year

Solna, Sweden, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 1.6% in January 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 1.2%.

January 2017 
Store sales
excl. VAT
SEKm Change all stores Change like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad  2,656 0.4% 0.4%
ICA Kvantum  2,189 2.1% 0.9%
ICA Supermarket  2,679 1.8% 1.4%
ICA Nära  1,290 2.7% 2.8%
Total  8,815 1.6% 1.2%

In January 2017, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,815 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 1.6% compared with the same month in the previous year.

ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for January to be -0.2 percent

At 31 January 2017, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,296. Store sales for February will be published on 8 March 2017 at 08.45 CET.

To see all publication dates in 2017, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors/calendar.

For more information:
ICA Gruppen press service
Telephone number: +46 10 422 52 52

Source: ICA Gruppen