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Majestic Wine PLC (MJW)

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Wednesday 08 January, 2014

Majestic Wine PLC

Christmas Trading Statement

RNS Number : 1181X
Majestic Wine PLC
08 January 2014
 



                                   

For immediate release

8 January 2014

                                                                      

 

 

Christmas Trading Statement

Majestic Wine PLC

 

 

 

Total UK store sales, for the 10 weeks of Christmas trading from 29 October to 6 January 2014, were up 5.9%. Over the same period like for like UK store sales growth was 2.8%. This result brings the like for like UK store sales growth to 0.8% for the first 40 weeks of the financial year.

 

Steve Lewis, Chief Executive, said:

 

 "I am pleased to say that recently we opened our 200th store enabling more and more people to shop locally with Majestic. This Christmas, helped by our knowledgeable staff, customers chose to treat themselves and we saw strong growth in sales of fine wine above £20 per bottle. Thank you to all our customers for continuing to choose Majestic."

 

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Majestic Wine PLC

Steve Lewis

Nigel Alldritt  (Analysts)

 

Tel: 01923 298200

Buchanan

Tim Thompson

Gabriella Clinkard

 

Tel: 020 7466 5000

Investec

Patrick Robb

Carlton Nelson

David Andersen

Tel: 020 7597 5970

 

 

 

 


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