6 Nov 2012

Stationery arm behind rise in Warehouse sales

5:27 am on 6 November 2012

A strong performance from the stationery arm of The Warehouse drove a rise in group sales for the three months to the end of October.

Sales were up 1.9% overall to $377 million for the first quarter, compared with the same period last year.

Total sales at Warehouse Stationery were up 9% to $51.6 million and sales in stores open for more than a year rose 3.7% for the period.

Same store sales at the Red Sheds were flat.