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BRIEF-Massmart says for first 21 weeks of 2017 FY comparable sales declined by 1.9 pct
May 25, 2017 / 7:39 AM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-Massmart says for first 21 weeks of 2017 FY comparable sales declined by 1.9 pct

May 25 (Reuters) - Massmart Holdings Ltd

* For first 21 weeks of 2017 FY, total sales growth was 0.3% and comparable sales declined by 1.9%, with year-to-date sales inflation of 4.4%

* Current levels of political, business and consumer uncertainty make it difficult to provide any useful trading expectations for remainder of 2017

* Do not expect SA consumer economy to show any noticeable improvement during this time Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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