Clas Ohlson sales development in September

Sales rose 10% in September to SEK 436 M (398). In local currencies, sales increased 9%. Compared with the same month in 2008, 18 stores have been added and the total number of stores on September 30 2009 was 108. Mail order/Internet sales during the month was SEK 10 M (11). Sales channels (SEK M): Countries Percentage change: Percentage change, local currency: Sweden 217 (211) +3% +3% Norway: 175 (155) +13% +12% Finland & UK 44 (32) +37% +30% Total sales during the first five months (May-September 2009) increased by 13% to SEK 2 170 m (1 919). The Q2-report for 2009/10 will be published on 8 December 2009. For more information please contact: Klas Balkow, CEO and President: +46 (0)247-447 55 John Womack, Director Information & IR: +46 (0)70-678 24 99

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Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön, Sweden. Today, the company offers products and services for the everyday practical problems, in five countries via its over 200 stores and online. Clas Ohlson offers a wide range of affordable products in five product areas: Hardware, Electrical, Home, Multimedia and Leisure. The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, has sales of approximately 8 billion SEK and more than 4,800 employees. Visit Clas Ohlson at www.clasohlson.com.

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