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Clas Ohlson sales drop in July

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Clas Ohlson has reported on sales during the month of July.

Sales decreased by 1 per cent in July to 635 MSEK (641). In local currencies, sales increased by 1 per cent. Sales in July was negatively affected by a calendar effect of about 3 percentage points, due to fewer trading days compared with the previous year.

Compared with the same month previous year, the net store portfolio was expanded by
8 stores. At the end of the period, the total number of stores was 207.

Sales were distributed as follows:

Countries,   MSEKJuly
  2016/17 
July
  2015/16 
Percentage changePercentage change, 
  local currency
Sweden291296-2-2
Norway251249+1+5
Finland6965+7+6
Outside Nordic countries*2331-27-15
 635641-1+1

*Effected by store optimization in the UK. 

Total sales during the first three months of the fiscal year (May to July 2016) amounted to
1,763 MSEK (1,770). In local currencies, sales increased by 2 per cent.

The first quarter interim report 2016/17 will be published at 07:00 CET on Wednesday
7 September 2016. The report will be presented on the same day at 08:30 CET in Clas Ohlson’s store at Drottninggatan 53 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Source : Clas Ohlson
www.clasohlson.com

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15 August 2016

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