FRANKFURT (Dow Jones) – The Metro-owned Media Markt Saturn has made as a single distribution line in the past fiscal year despite the economic crisis grew. Sales rose by 3.7% to EUR 19.7 billion, as Metro AG, based in Dusseldorf announced on Tuesday. (Photo: obs / Saturn)
Currency-adjusted gain was 5.5%. Like-electronics markets, however, recorded a decrease of 0.3%. In the fourth quarter, the division achieved an increase of 3.7% (like-for: +0.1%)
The other sales divisions Cash & Carry, Real and Galeria Kaufhof department recorded against the full year, as well as in the fourth quarter of sales declines. For the last four months of the year, Metro Cash & Carry published like-for a minus of 8.7% (: -5.6%), for real a loss of 1.8% (-0.3%) and for Kaufhof is a decrease of 0.3% (-0.6%).