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Booker non-tobacco sales increase by 5.8%

By BFN News | 07:27 AM | Thursday 14 September, 2017

Booker Group's sales for the 12 weeks to 8 September rose by 1.1% on the corresponding period last year with non-tobacco sales up 5.8%. The group said that both the Catering and Retail sides performed well. Like-for-like non tobacco sales grew by 6.0%. Tobacco sales continued to be adversely impacted by changes in tobacco legislation, down 9.4% like-for-like. The group said it had a solid quarter for customer satisfaction and cash profit. An update said: "We continue to make progress with Booker Direct, Chef Direct, Ritter and Booker India. "Premier continues to grow and Budgens and Londis are performing well." Story provided by

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