Axfood’s sales rises by 1.0 percent in November


Consolidated net sales* (excluding VAT) totalled SEK 2,369 m (2,346), an increase of 1.0% compared with the same period a year ago. Net sales for stores in Sweden owned by the Group increased by 1.8% for the month of November, with an 1.3% increase in like-for-like sales.

Sales for the period January-November 2006 rose 4.3%, with a 0.9% rise in like-for-like sales. Consolidated net sales totalled SEK 26,179 m (25,484), an increase of 2.7%. Net sales for Axfood's stores (wholly owned and franchise units) rose 5.5%, with a 1.3% rise in like-for-like sales.

Hemköp’s sales decreased by 7.8% during the month, with a 0.8% decrease in like-for-like sales. Accumulated sales decreased by 5.8%, like-for-like sales was unchanged compared with the same period a year ago. Net sales for Hemköp's stores (wholly owned and franchise units) decreased 2.7% during the month, with an 0.3% increase in like-for-like sales. Accumulated sales rose 0.7%, with a 1.4% rise in like-for-like sales.

Willys’ sales increased by 7.2% during the month, with a 2.2% rise in like-for-like sales. Accumulated sales increased by 10.0%, with a 1.4% rise in like-for-like sales.

Willys hemma’s sales decreased by 6.8% during the month, with a 1.4% decrease in like-for-like sales. Accumulated sales decreased by 4.6%, with a 3.1% decrease in like-for-like sales.
Sales per business operation are broken down as follows:

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Axfood AB conducts retail trade through the wholly owned store chains Hemköp, Willys and Willys hemma and wholesale trade through Dagab and Axfood Närlivs. In addition, Axfood collaborates with a number of proprietor-run stores that are tied to Axfood through agreements.

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