ICA Gruppen AB: Swedish ICA stores – December 2014 sales figures

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

ICA Gruppen AB (STO:ICA)

Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 4.1% in December 2014 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.0%.

    Dec-14   January – December 2014
Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm   Change all stores   Change like-for-like SEKm   Change all stores   Change like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 3,245 4.90% 2.70% 31,152 3.40% 2.20%
ICA Kvantum 2,475 5.70% 3.40% 25,230 4.50% 2.20%
ICA Supermarket 2,896 2.40% 2.90% 32,261 1.70% 1.40%
ICA Nära 1,356 3.10% 3.30% 15,712 1.30% 2.10%
Total 9,971 4.10% 3.00% 104,356 2.80% 1.90%

In December 2014, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 9,971 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 4.1% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-December 2014 amounted to SEK 104,356 million, an increase of 2.8% compared with the previous year.

At 31 December 2014, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,314.

Store sales for January will be published on 9 February 2015 at 08.45 CET. To see all publication dates in 2015, 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 08.45 CET on Monday, 12 January 2015.

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)

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


ICA Gruppen press service
telephone: +46 10 422 52 52


ICA Gruppen press service
telephone: +46 10 422 52 52