Swedish ICA stores – April figures

Sales in ICA stores increased by 11.1% in April 2019 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 10.9%.

April 2019 January – April 2019
Store sales
excl. VAT
MSEK Change all stores Change like-for-like MSEK Change all stores Changelike-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 3,250 13.6% 12.5% 11,911 4.6% 3.5%
ICA Kvantum 2,503 9.9% 10.4% 9,408 2.8% 3.0%
ICA Supermarket 3,076 9.9% 9.6% 11,522 3.3% 3.1%
ICA Nära 1,541 10.1% 10.9% 5,677 2.9% 3.8%
Total 10,371 11.1% 10.9% 38,518 3.5% 3.3%

In April 2019, sales in ICA stores totalled SEK 10,371 million excluding VAT, which is an increase of 11.1% compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-April 2019 amounted to SEK 38,518 million, an increase of 3.5% compared with the previous year.

ICA Gruppen estimates the calendar effect for April to be +5.5%, which is mainly explained by Easter being in April this year, while it was in March last year.

At 30 April 2019, the number of ICA stores was 1,272. Store sales for May will be published on 11 June 2019 at 08:45 CET.

To see all publication dates in 2019, please visit ICA Gruppen’s website http://www.icagruppen.se/en/investors/calendar.

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