RNB’s total sales in proprietary stores in May 2013 amounted to SEK 214.1 M, compared with SEK 208.6 M in the corresponding month a year earlier, which is an increase of 2.6%. In local currencies the increase was 3.0%.
Sales in comparable stores in Sweden in May 2013 decreased by 1.1% compared with the corresponding month in the preceding year. According to the so-called Blixtindex issued by the Swedish Trade Federation (Svensk Handel), the Swedish clothing in comparable stores increased by 2.7 % in May. Total sales in local currencies in comparable stores in all countries decreased by 0.7%.
The number of proprietary stores amounted to 238 at May 31, 2013, compared with 223 a year earlier.
Turnover in proprietary stores for fiscal year 2011/2012 amounted to approx. 80% of total annual net sales.
The information is such that RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS AB (publ) is required to disclose in accordance with the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act and/or the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publishing on June 12, 2013, at 08:00 a.m.