ICA Gruppen AB: Swedish ICA stores – September sales figures

Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 3.8% in September 2014 compared with the corresponding month last year. In like-for-like stores sales increased by 2.8%.

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January-September 2014

Store sales,   SEKm   Change   Change SEKm   Change   Change
excl. VAT   all stores like-for-like   all stores like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 2,373 3.00% 1.70% 22,768 2.70% 1.80%
ICA Kvantum 1,992 6.60% 3.40% 18,577 4.00% 1.80%
ICA Supermarket 2,551 3.00% 3.20% 24,148 1.50% 0.80%
ICA Nära 1,247 2.80% 3.10% 11,880 0.90% 1.80%
Total 8,164 3.80% 2.80% 77,374 2.40% 1.50%

In September 2014, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,164 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 3.8% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-September 2014 amounted to SEK 77,374 million, an increase of 2.4% compared with the previous year.

At 30 September 2014, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,313.

Store sales for October will be published on Monday, 10 November 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 Wednesday, 8 October 2014.

ICA Gruppen AB (publ) is one of the Nordic region’s leading retail companies, with around 2,300 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 company inkClub and partly owned portfolio companies Cervera and Hemtex. For more information see icagruppen.se (http://www.icagruppen.se)

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Contacts

ICA Gruppen’s Press Service
telephone: +46 10 422 52 52
or
Frans Benson
Investor Relations
+46 8 561 500 20

Contacts

ICA Gruppen’s Press Service
telephone: +46 10 422 52 52
or
Frans Benson
Investor Relations
+46 8 561 500 20