Booker Sales Climb As Wholesaler Prepares For Tesco Merger
UK wholesaler Booker saw sales climb in its third quarter, ahead of the group's long-awaited merger with supermarket giant Tesco.
Booker's total sales were up by 3.4% compared to the same period last year, while like-for-like sales rose by 3.8%.
Non-tobacco sales increased by 5.9%, however, the group's overall performance was dragged down by its tobacco business, which saw sales decline by 2.6%.
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