Swedish ICA stores – May 2016 sales figures

Sales in the Swedish ICA stores increased by 2.5% in May 2016 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 2.2%.

May 2016 January – May 2016
Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm Change
all stores
Change
like-for-like
SEKm Change
all stores
Change
like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad        2,862 1.3% 0.4% 13,595 4.1% 2.9%
ICA Kvantum        2,271 1.6% 1.5% 10,921 3.1% 2.9%
ICA Supermarket        2,882 2.9% 2.7% 13,582 2.6% 2.6%
ICA Nära        1,442 5.9% 5.8% 6,647 3.7% 4.1%
Total        9,457 2.5% 2.2% 44,746 3.3% 3.0%

In May 2016, sales in the Swedish ICA stores totalled SEK 9,457 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 2.5% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-May 2016 amounted to SEK 44,746 million, an increase of 3.3% compared with the previous year.

ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for May to be -0.2%.

At 31 May 2016, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,300. Store sales for June will be published on 8 July 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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ICA Gruppen discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at time 08:45 on Thursday June 9, 2016.

ICA Gruppen AB (publ) is a leading retail company with a focus on food and health. The Group includes ICA Sweden and Rimi Baltic which mainly conduct grocery retail, ICA Real Estate which owns and manages properties, ICA Bank which offers financial services and Apotek Hjärtat which conducts pharmacy operations. The Group also includes the companies Hemtex and inkClub. For more information see icagruppen.se

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About ICA GruppenICA Gruppen AB (publ) is a leading retail company with a focus on food and health. The Group includes ICA Sweden and Rimi Baltic which mainly conduct grocery retail, ICA Real Estate which owns and manages properties, ICA Bank which offers financial services and Apotek Hjärtat which conducts pharmacy operations. The Group also includes the wholly owned portfolio company inkClub and the partly owned portfolio company Hemtex. For more information see icagruppen.se