DIVISIONAL OPERATIONAL REVIEW
52 weeks 52 weeks Estimated %
December 2016 % of December 2015 % of Period Comparable sales
Rm (Reviewed) sales (Audited) sales % growth % sales growth inflation
Sales  91,250.0  84,731.8  7.7  5.4  6.7
Massdiscounters  20,544.5  19,514.1  5.3  1.5  4.8
Masswarehouse  26,270.3  23,675.9  11.0  7.6  6.5
Massbuild  12,687.1  12,010.6  5.6  1.7  4.7
Masscash  31,748.1  29,531.2  7.5  7.9  9.3
Trading profit before interest and taxation  2,612.9  2.9  2,349.7  2.8  11.2
Massdiscounters  364.3  1.8  235.4  1.2  54.8
Masswarehouse  1,251.3  4.8  1,198.7  5.1  4.4
Massbuild  712.6  5.6  693.6  5.8  2.7
Masscash  284.7  0.9  222.0  0.8  28.2
The ‘trading profit before interest and tax’ above is the amount per the Condensed Consolidated Income Statement less the BEE transaction IFRS 2 charge.