In the eight countries outside Germany in which the chain is represented, sales increased by 11.3 per cent to EUR 760.9 mio. The foreign portion of sales thus rose from 45.8 to 48.3 per cent. Like-for-like foreign sales net of currency effects gained by 9.5 per cent.
Overall, the Hornbach stores raised their sales compared to the same period last year by 5.6 per cent to EUR 1.5758 bn. Like-for-like sales net of currency effects resulted in an increase of 4.3 per cent.