Carrefour Brasil reports Q1 total sales of $4.45 billion

FILE PHOTO: The logo of French retailer Carrefour on shopping trolleys in Sao Paulo

(Reuters) – Brazilian retailer Carrefour Brasil reported on Tuesday first-quarter total sales of 20.755 billion reais ($4.45 billion), a 14.5% increase compared with the same quarter the previous year.

The company said same-store sales grew by 8.5% for the quarter.

($1 = 4.6658 reais)

(Reporting by Albertyo Alerigi; Writing by Carolina Pulice; Editing by Leslie Adler)