Regulatory 2016-07-15 07:00 CET Financial information

Clas Ohlson increase sales in June 2016

Sales increased by 3 per cent in June to 589 MSEK (575). In local currencies, sales increased by 5 per cent.

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,   MSEK June
Percentage change Percentage change,
  local currency
Sweden 269 260 +4 +4
Norway 237 231 +3 +9
Finland 60 57 +5 +5
Outside Nordic countries* 23 27 -15 -9
589 575 +3 +5

*Effected by store optimization in the UK. 

Total sales during the first two months of the fiscal year (May to June 2016) amounted to 1,129 MSEK (1,129). In local currencies, sales increased by 3 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.

This is information that Clas Ohlson AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 7:00 am CET on 15 July 2016.


For more information, please contact:
Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and Investor Relations, phone +46 247 649 13

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