Sales performance in REWE Group business segments and divisions
The supermarket business segment in Germany achieved a turnover increase of 0.9 per cent to 26.7 billion euros. This included the retail sales of the REWE branches and wholesale revenue with merchants and other partners.
In the international supermarket business segment, BILLA in Russia was divested in the past business year. The supermarket and drug store activities in Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia and Lithuania were retained. Turnover increased by a total of 2.6 per cent (2.2 per cent after exchange rate adjustment) from 9.8 billion euros to 10 billion euros.
In the supermarket store sector in Austria with BILLA, BIPA and ADEG, turnover rose by 2.3 per cent to 7 billion euros. In the CEE supermarket store sector, turnover grew by 3.2 per cent (2 per cent after exchange rate adjustment) to 3.1 billion euros.
In Discount National, PENNY Deutschland achieved revenues of 8 billion euros in 2021, on a par with the previous year.
In Discount International, PENNY achieved an overall turnover increase of 1.8 per cent (1.6 per cent after exchange rate adjustment) to 5.6 billion euros in Italy, Austria, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic.
The Convenience business segment with the national and international business of the Lekkerland Group grew by 4.4 per cent from 13.1 billion euros to 13.7 billion euros.
Compared with the very strong previous year, revenue in the DIY Stores business segment including toom Baumarkt DIY stores decreased by 11.4 per cent from 2.7 billion euros to 2.4 billion euros.
By contrast, following the drop in 2020, turnover in the Travel and Tourism business segment increased by 57.5 per cent in the past fiscal year from 1.3 billion euros to 2 billion euros. It thus achieved 41 per cent of the turnover in the 2019 business year prior to the coronavirus pandemic.