Sales at DIY retailer Praktiker fell 10.4% to €570.1m (£490.3m) during its first quarter ended March 31.

Like-for-like sales slid 8.8%. Figures exclude the business in Turkey, which is at present in administration, and the Bâtiself banner in Luxembourg, which is to be divested.

Sales in Germany declined 9.9% to €457.7m (£393.6m), while international sales fell 12.5% to €112.4m (£95m).