Ica’s sales up 3.8% – Nära-concept was August’s winner

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Sales in the Swedish ICA stores rose by 3.8 percent in August 2015 compared with the corresponding month last year. Sales in like-for-like stores increased by 3.1 percent.

So far this year, the hypermarkets are gaining most market shares, but the smallest concepts were the month’s winner with a like-for-like increase by 5.4 percent.

August 2015 January – August 2015
Store sales, excl. VAT SEKm  Change all stores  Change like-for-like SEKm  Change all stores  Change like-for-like
Maxi ICA Stormarknad 2,785 4.6% 2.1% 21,585 5.8% 3.5%
ICA Kvantum 2,234 3.2% 2.7% 17,307 4.7% 3.4%
ICA Supermarket 2,920 3.0% 3.1% 22,056 2.0% 2.4%
ICA Nära 1,487 4.9% 5.4% 10,902 2.2% 2.6%
Total 9,426 3.8% 3.1% 71,850 3.8% 3.0%

In August 2015, sales in the Swedish Ica stores totalled 9,426 million SEK excluding VAT, which is an increase of 3.8 percent compared with the same month in the previous year. Sales in January-August 2015 amounted to 71,850 million SEK.

At 31 August 2015, the number of ICA stores in Sweden was 1,305.