Swedish ICA stores – February sales figures
Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 0.3% in February 2017 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores decreased by 0.3%.
|February 2017||January – February 2017|
|Mkr||Change all stores||Change like-for-like||Mkr||Change all st ores||Change like-for-like|
|Maxi ICA Stormarknad||2,512||0.4%||0.4%||5,168||0.4%||0.4%|
In February 2017, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 8,353 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 0.3% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-February 2017 amounted to SEK 17,168 million, an increase of 1.0% compared with the previous year.
ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for February to be -3.1%. The large negative calendar effect relates to the leap day in February 2016.
At 28 February 2017, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,295. Store sales for March will be published on 10 April 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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