STOCKMANN GROUP'S REVENUE IN AUGUST 2010

STOCKMANN plc Company Announcement 9.9.2010 at 10.30

STOCKMANN GROUP'S REVENUE IN AUGUST 2010

In August, the Stockmann Group's revenue (exclusive of VAT) exclusive of Hobby Hall's discontinued operations abroad amounted to EUR 141.4 million, up 6.7 per cent.

Since the beginning of 2010, Hobby Hall has been a part of the Department Store Division. The Department Store Division's revenue includes Hobby Hall's figures, and the comparison figures have been adjusted accordingly. The Department Store Division's revenue increased by 7.4 per cent, up 6.6 per cent in Finland and up 10.0 per cent abroad. Revenue growth was good, up 15 per cent in Russia, despite the disturbing smoke from forest fires. Revenue in the Baltic department stores was at the previous year's level.

Lindex's revenue increased by 9.0 per cent, down 1.8 per cent in Finland and up 10.6 per cent abroad. Development in the new markets in Russia and the Czech Republic continued to be very strong.

Seppälä's revenue decreased by 3.3 per cent. Revenue in Finland was down by 5.2 per cent and revenue abroad was at the previous year's level. Seppälä had significantly less items in the August season sale than in the previous year.

Revenue (exclusive of VAT) in August

August January-August January- December

20102009 change20102009 change2009
EUREURperc.EUREURperc.EUR
mill.mill.10/09mill.mill.10/09mill.
Department Store61.157.36.6488.5470.43.9785.8
Division, Finland Department Store 19.2 17.5 10.0 155.4 145.0 7.2 235.8 Division, international operations Department Store 80.4 74.8 7.4 644.0 615.4 4.6 1 021.5 Division, total
Lindex, Finland5.96.0-1.843.442.22.965.8
Lindex,43.239.110.6318.6281.813.0461.3
international operations
Lindex, total49.145.09.0361.9324.011.7527.0
Seppälä, Finland7.47.8-5.262.060.32.894.3
Seppälä,4.84.80.032.930.19.145.2
international operations
Seppälä, total12.212.6-3.394.990.44.9139.5
Real estate +-0.30.00.00.40.6
others Operations in 74.1 71.2 4.1 593.9 573.2 3.6 946.4 Finland, total International 67.2 61.3 9.6 506.9 457.0 10.9 742.2 operations, total Stockmann total, 141.4 132.5 6.7 1 100.8 1 030.2 6.9 1 688.6 continuing operations Closed operations: 0.0 0.2 0.0 9.9 9.9 Hobby Hall, international operations Stockmann total 141.4 132.7 6.5 1 100.8 1 040.1 5.8 1 698.5

STOCKMANN plc

Hannu Penttilä CEO

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