STOCKMANN plc, Company Announcement 12.8.2016 at 08:00 EET
The Stockmann Group's sales in July were down by 9.7 per cent and amounted to EUR 88.0 million in continuing product areas and businesses.
Stockmann Retail's sales in continuing product areas and businesses were down by 13.8 per cent. Sales were down by 15.3 per cent in Finland. The renewal works which will continue the entire summer in the department store in Helsinki city centre, affected the sales negatively. In the Baltic countries, sales were down by 6.5 per cent.
Lindex's sales were down by 7.1 per cent at comparable exchange rates. Sales decreased due to lower number of visitors and exceptionally strong sales in the previous year. Euro-denominated sales were down by 6.9 per cent.
Sales (exclusive of VAT) in July
7/2016 EUR mill.
1-7/2016 EUR mill.
Stockmann Retail, Finland
Stockmann Retail, international operations
Stockmann Retail, total
Group, Finland, total
Group, international operations, total
Stockmann Group, total*
*Continuing product areas and businesses i.e. excluding Russian retail operations, Seppälä, Hobby Hall, Stockmann Beauty, the airport store and the product areas the company has withdrawn from in department stores (electronics, books, sports equipment, toys and pet supplies).
Stockmann’s total sales in July 2016 were EUR 92.8 million, including Hobby Hall. In July 2015, sales were EUR 121.1 million, including also Russian retail operations and discontinued product areas in department stores.
Change-%: change compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. The Group's sales figures include merchandise sales exclusive VAT in stores and department stores. The figures do not include other operating income such as rental income or service fees.