ICA Gruppen AB: Swedish ICA Stores – February Sales Figures

STOCKHOLM--()--Regulatory News:

ICA Gruppen AB (STO:ICA):

Solna, 10 March 2014

Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 1.7% in February 2014 compared with the corresponding month last year. In like-for-like stores the sales increase was 1.1% during the month.

  February   Year to date
Store sales
excl. VAT
SEKm   Change
all stores
  Change
like-for-like
SEKm   Change
all stores
  Change
like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 2,190 3.2% 2.2% 4,558 3.7% 2.7%
ICA Kvantum 1,826 2.8% 1.6% 3,804 3.7% 2.5%
ICA Supermarket 2,360 0.7% 0.0% 4,890 1.7% 1.0%
ICA Nära 1,130 -0.5% 0.3% 2,320 0.4% 1.3%
Total 7,506 1.7% 1.1% 15,572 2.6% 1.9%

In February 2014, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 7,506 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 1.7% compared with the same month in the previous year. Year to date sales have increased by 2.6% to SEK 15,572 million compared to 2013.

At 28 February 2014 the number of ICA stores in Sweden totalled 1,321. The number of stores was unchanged during the month.

Store sales for March will be published on 8 April 2014 at 08.45. CET. To see all publication dates in 2014, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investor-relations/calendar/.

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, 10 March 2014.

ICA Gruppen AB (publ) is one of the Nordic region’s leading retail companies, with around 2,400 of its own and retailer-owned stores in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Group includes the retail companies ICA Sweden, ICA Norway and Rimi Baltic, ICA Real Estate, which owns and manages properties and ICA Bank, which offers financial services to Swedish customers. The Group also includes the wholly owned portfolio companies Forma Publishing Group and inkClub and partly owned portfolio companies Cervera, Hemtex and Kjell & Company. For more information see www.icagruppen.se

This information was brought to you by Cision http://news.cision.com

Contacts

ICA Gruppen
Press Service
+46 70 253 66 60

Sharing

Contacts

ICA Gruppen
Press Service
+46 70 253 66 60