Swedish ICA stores – April sales figures
Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 8.0% in April 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 7.3%.
|April 2017||January – April 2017|
|Mkr||Change all stores||Change like-for-like||Mkr||Change all st ores||Change like-for-like|
|Maxi ICA Stormarknad||2,966||9.5%||9.6%||10,923||1.8%||1.8%|
In April 2017, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 9,604 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 8.0% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-April 2017 amounted to SEK 36,107 million, an increase of 2.3% compared with the previous year.
ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for April to be +3.5%. The large positive calendar effect relates to Easter in April this year.
At 30 April 2017, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,294. Store sales for May will be published on 9 June 2017 at 08.45 CET.
To see all publication dates in 2017, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors/calendar.
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