First half 1999
During the first half of 1999, the number of units sold increased by 1 percent to 24,869 (24,710). The Group’s sales in terms of value increased by 6 percent to SEK 23,419 m (22,027).
The operating income for the first half of 1999 increased by 53 percent to SEK 2,503 (1,639), corresponding to an operating margin of 10.7 (7.4) percent.
Further information will be released in connection with the full report later during the day.
The previously announced press conference at the Sheraton Hotel, Stockholm, at 14:30 is cancelled.