S Group almost reached last year’s figures. Comparable sales decreased by 0.9 percent in 2014.
Grocery sales rose 1.1 percent to just over seven billion.
According to a communiqué today SOK’s total sales are affected by the closure of car sales in 2013 – and also by reduced sales of durable goods by 4.3 percent to 1.364 billion EUR. Department stores and consumer durables accounts for the largest decline.
By contrast, hypermarket sales were slightly better than the previous year with an increase of 0.4 percent.
ABC chain dropped 2.3 percent, mainly due to declining fuel prices. Likewise walked hotel and tourism-omnrådet down by two percent.