Sainsbury's grows book sales 20%

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 11/05/2011 - 08:22 Sainsbury's has singled out book sales as an area of strong growth in its most recent financial year, and has said that it will now devote more new space to "non-food ranges". For the 52 weeks to 19th March 2011, the retailer announced total sales were up 7% to £23bn, from £21bn last year, with sales excluding petrol up 4.9%, and like-for-like sales up 2.3%. Books was one area enjoying over 20% growth, along with home textiles, the company noted, and planned to devote 40% of its new space to non-food items. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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