2014 Christmas sales results for The Southern Co-operative

Sales in stores operated by The Southern Co-operative grew by 5% compared to the previous year over the peak Christmas trading period ( 2 weeks to 4 January 2015) reflecting ongoing investment in the business during 2014.

On a like for like basis sales were broadly level on 2013 ( -0.5%).

Commenting on the figures, Chief Executive Mark Smith said: “We are pleased to have achieved a growth in sales of 5% at a time of such intense competition in the market, as we continue our expansion plans with 13 new stores opened in 2014 from Kent to Devon.”

 

Mark Smith, Chief Executive of The Southern Co-operative

Mark Smith, Chief Executive of The Southern Co-operative