Carrefour has announced that third-quarter sales rose 6.7% at current exchange rates to reach €25.6bn (£22.4bn). Overall like-for-likes increased by 0.1% excluding petrol. The retailer stated that growth was driven by emerging markets and that in the retailer’s difficult home market, encouraging footfall was noticed for its hypermarkets in the quarter while supermarket banner Carrefour Market saw resilient sales.