With focus on food and health
In 2019 ICA Gruppen had net sales of around SEK 119 billion and around 23,000 employees, most of them in Sweden and the Baltic region. Around 50,000 people work at ICA in offices, with logistics or in one of ICA's own or retailer-owned stores.
ICA Gruppen’s share is listed in the Large Cap segment of Nasdaq OMX Stockholm. The largest shareholder at the end of the year was ICA-handlarnas Förbund (the Association of ICA Retailers).
ICA Gruppen in figures 2019
|Sales, SEK million||119,295|
|EBITDA, SEK million||10,193|
|Number of stores and pharmacies||1,937|
|Number of employees||23,125|
A leading player in grocery retail
ICA Gruppen is one of the Nordic region’s main players in grocery retail. At the end of 2019 there were 1,937 wholly-owned or retailer-owned stores and pharmacies.
ICA Gruppen’s acquisition of Apotek Hjärtat AB was completed in January 2015. ICA already conducts (since 2010) pharmacy operations through the Cura pharmacies which after the acquisition became reprofiled to Apotek Hjärtat. This acquisition makes ICA Gruppen the second-largest player in the Swedish pharmacy market with a market share of approximately 31% and about 390 pharmacies.
Bank with a strong mobile offer
ICA Bank fulfils several important functions. In addition to providing user-friendly banking services, ICA Bank is also helping to improve loyalty to the ICA stores while reducing the cost of the financial flows in the ICA system.
One of Nordic region’s largest real estate company focusing on retail properties
ICA Real Estate is one of the largest commercial real estate companies focusing on retail properties in the Nordic region. The overall mission is to meet the Group’s long-term need for appropriate properties in the right locations in Sweden.