Skip to content

RNBs sales in August 2011

RNB's total sales in proprietary stores in August 2011 amounted to SEK 219.9 M,
compared with SEK 230.9 M in the corresponding month a year earlier, which is an
decrease of 4.7%. In local currencies the decrease was 4.5%.

Sales in comparable stores in Sweden in August 2011 decreased by 7.2% compared
with the corresponding month in the preceding year. Total sales in local
currencies in comparable stores in all countries decreased by 5.3%.

The calendar effect in August for the retail clothing sector in Sweden compared
with the corresponding month in the preceding year is according to the Swedish
retail statistics agency, HUI, positive 2.3%.

The number of proprietary stores amounted to 210 at August 31, 2011, compared
with 218 a year earlier.

Turnover in proprietary stores for fiscal year 2009/2010 amounted to approx.
75% of total annual net sales.

For further information, contact:

+46 (0) 8-410 520 01,+46 768 87 20 01,  e-mail:

RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS owns, operates and develops fashion, clothing,
accessories, jewelry and cosmetics stores that focus on providing excellent
service and a world-class shopping experience. Sales are mainly conducted in
Scandinavia through the three store concepts Brothers & Sisters, JC and Polarn
O. Pyret, as well as through shops in the department stores NK in Stockholm and
Gothenburg and Illum in Copenhagen. RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS has operation in 11
countries. RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS has been listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange
since 2001.

RNBs sales in August 2011:

This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of
Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that:
(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and
    other applicable laws; and
(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and
     originality of the information contained therein.

Source: RNB Retail and Brands AB via Thomson Reuters ONE