X5 Retail Group has reported a 32% increase consolidated net retail sales of RUB452.5bn (£9.3bn) for 2011. Like-for-like sales rose 6%, with a 1% drop in customer traffic and a 7% increase in average basket. However, like-for-like sales growth at Pyaterochka more than halved to 5% compared with last year while Perekrestok posted a 10% like-for-like rise. The grocery retailer added a total of 577 stores.