Swedish ICA stores – August 2016 sales figures
Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 1.1% in August 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 0.8%.
|August 2016||January – August 2016|
|Store sales, excl. VAT||SEKm||Change all
|Maxi ICA Stormarknad||2,846||2.1%||1.8%||22,322||3.4%||2.6%|
In August 2016, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 9,535 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 1.1% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-August 2016 amounted to SEK 73,887 million, an increase of 2.8% compared with the previous year.
ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for August to be -0.2%.
At 31 August 2016, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,295. Store sales for September will be published on 10 October 2016 at 08.45 CET.
To see all publication dates in 2016, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors/calendar.
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