Dusseldorf, 12 January 2016. According to preliminary figures, METRO GROUP achieved like-for-like sales in Q1 2015/16 on prior year level (+0.1%). METRO Cash & Carry and Media-Saturn showed sustained positive development in terms of like-for-like sales. In the corresponding quarter of the previous year, sales in Russia benefited from pull-forward effects in the course of the rouble crisis, which then were even compensated through the overall strong Christmas quarter in 2015.
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