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

About Us

Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön, Sweden. This year, we are celebrating 100 years as a business with customers in five markets, approximately 5,000 co-workers and annual sales of approximately 8 billion SEK. Our share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. A lot has happened since the start in 1918, but one thing has remained the same over the years; that we want to help and inspire people to improve their everyday lives by offering smart, simple, practical solutions at attractive prices. Read more about our history on or visit for current events and information.


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