ICA Gruppen AB: Swedish ICA stores – September 2016 sales figures

SOLNA, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:

Sales in the Swedish ICA (STO:ICA) stores increased by 3.0% in September 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.6%.

    Sep-16   January – September 2016
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Maxi ICA Stormarknad 2,617 3.20% 2.80% 24,939 3.40% 2.60%
ICA Kvantum 2,123 2.80% 2.20% 19,908 2.80% 2.40%
ICA Supermarket 2,686 2.60% 2.30% 25,193 2.20% 2.10%
ICA Nära 1,331 3.70% 3.70% 12,604 3.20% 3.50%
Total 8,757 3.00% 2.60% 82,645 2.80% 2.50%

In September 2016, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,757 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 3.0% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-September 2016 amounted to SEK 82,645 million, an increase of 2.8% compared with the previous year.

ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for September to be +1.9%.

At 30 September 2016, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,295. Store sales for October will be published on 8 November 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.

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 time 08:45 on Monday October 10, 2016 .

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 Hemtex. For more information see icagruppen.se

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