Greggs sales soar after trade continues ‘very strongly’

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Greggs has hailed another quarter of strong sales growth, saying it “continued to trade very strongly” on the high street.

The convenience food retailer reported that total sales were up 12.4% for the 13 weeks to September 28, 2019, while like-for-like sales were up 7.4%.

Since the beginning of the year, Greggs said that total sales have soared 13.9%, while like-for-like sales across its network of 2,000 stores increased 9.4%.

Greggs said that “operational cost control has been good” and that its financial expectations for the rest of the financial year “remain unchanged”.

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