Holland & Barrett sales rise in ‘early stages’ of transformation

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Holland & Barrett has posted a jump in festive sales as its clean beauty and vitamins categories drove growth.

The health and wellness specialist said like for likes advanced 3.3% in the three months to December 31, 2019. Total sales increased 4.8%.

Holland & Barrett said it enjoyed “accelerating sales growth” both in stores and online, with ecommerce sales spiking 22%.

It said growth in its online personalised subscription proposition was “particularly strong” over Christmas, buoyed by “focused promotions” and the introduction of new ranges.

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