Clas Ohlson grows in Finland

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Finland was Clas Ohlson’s best performing market in January with a nine percent sales increase in local currency.

Sweden has no growth.

Clas Ohlson’s ¬†sales increased by 5 percent in January to 563 MSEK (534).

In local currencies, sales increased by 4 percent.

Compared with the same month previous year, 14 stores have been added and the total number of stores end of January 2015 was 196, including one franchise store in Dubai.

Sales were distributed as follows: 

Countries, MSEK January
2014/15
January
2013/14
Percentage
change
Percentage
change,
local currency
Sweden 249 249 +0 +0
Norway 225 210 +7 +7
Finland 61 52 +16 +9
Outside Nordic countries 29 22 +31 +14
563 534 +5 +4

Total sales during the first nine months of the fiscal year (May 2014 to January 2015) increased by 8 percent to 5,831 MSEK (5,422). In local currencies, sales increased by 6 per cent.