Casino Group: Q1 2018 Sales – GlobeNewswire (press release)

NET SALES Q1 2018Ongoing strong growth dynamic for the Group:  
+3.1% organic growth and +1.8% on a comparable basis
Good performance of the France Retail segment:
+1.3% organically and +1.3% on a comparable basis
In Brazil, GPA Food posted organic growth of +5.7%In France, food retail sales posted growth of +1.5% in all, with gross sales under banner increasing +2.1%(1), of which +1.9%(1) for food:Monoprix: growth rebounded +2.6% in organic terms and +1.2% on a comparable basis, driven by food salesCasino supermarkets: sales rose +1.2% in organic terms and +1.4% on a comparable basis, driven by the rollout of the new conceptFranprix: net sales improved +1.9% in organic terms and +1.0% on a comparable basis thanks to the innovative initiatives of the bannerConvenience: organic sales growth of +4.0% and +1.1% on a comparable basis, driven by dynamic performance from the franchise activityGéant Hypermarkets: very good performance with sales up +2.5% in organic terms and +2.1% on a comparable basis, driven by food (+4.2%). Market share gain of +0.1 point over the latest reporting period(2)Leader Price: +0.9% growth in net sales on a comparable basis and continued rollout of the new Next conceptCdiscount:  GMV growth of +6.1%(3) in organic terms and net sales growth of +5.1%(3) in organic terms. Ongoing good performance of Cdiscount corners in Géant hypermarkets (11 to date with a target of 20 by the end of June 2018).In Latin America, sales up +4.9% in organic terms and +1.9% on a comparable basisGPA Food: net sales growth of +5.7% in organic terms and +2.2% on a comparable basis, driven by continued buoyant performance from AssaíExito (excluding Brazil):  growth of sales both in organic and on a comparable basis.CHANGE IN NET SALESPursuant to the 2016 decision to dispose of Via Varejo and in accordance with IFRS 5, Via Varejo activity (including Cnova Brazil)

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