SOLNA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regualtory News:
Sales in the Swedish ICA (STO:ICA) stores increased by 2.9% in November 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.4%.
|November 2016||January – November 2016|
|Store sales, excl. VAT||SEKm||Change all stores||
|SEKm||Change all stores||
|Maxi ICA Stormarknad||2,728||2.5%||2.5%||30,362||2.9%||2.3%|
In November 2016, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,870 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 2.9% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-November 2016 amounted to SEK 100,437 million, an increase of 2.5% compared with the previous year.
ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for November to be 0.2%.
At 30 November 2016, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,297. Store sales for December will be published on 10 January 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.
This information is such that ICA Gruppen AB is obligated to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication at time 08:45 on Thursday December 8, 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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