S Group's sales increased – growth also expected for the rest of the year
S Group's retail sales excluding taxes increased by 2.4% in January–September and stood at EUR 8,342 million. In addition to supermarket trade, sales increased in several other business areas.
S Group's lower price policy is working – grocery trade volumes increased
Finland's poor financial situation and the general development of the trade sector caused a decline in S Group's sales for January–September in comparison to the previous year. Sales decreased by 3.9 per cent, totalling €8,009 million.