Rm   26 weeks
June 2019
(Like-on-like)*
  % of
sales
  26 weeks
June 2018
(Reviewed)
  % of
sales
  Like-on-like*
% growth
    Comparable*
% sales
growth
   Estimated
% sales
inflation#
  52 weeks
December 2018
(Audited)
  % of
sales
                                     
Sales    43,832.4        41,558.4        5.5    3.6    2.7    90,941.6    
Massdiscounters    9,420.0        9,143.9        3.0    0.7    0.8    19,729.4    
Masswarehouse    13,357.0        12,880.8        3.7    1.9    2.9    28,778.2    
Massbuild    6,734.6        6,412.5        5.0    1.8    2.8    13,756.1    
Masscash    14,320.8        13,121.2        9.1    8.2    3.6    28,677.9    
Trading profit/(loss) before interest and taxation**    0.1    0.0    665.8    1.6    (100.0)            2,071.1    2.3
Massdiscounters    (396.1)    (4.2)    (95.3)    (1.0)    –            32.6    0.2
Masswarehouse    336.4    2.5    484.7    3.8    (30.6)            1,100.8    3.8
Massbuild    250.2    3.7    280.5    4.4    (10.8)            749.1    5.4
Masscash    (190.4)    (1.3)    (4.1)    (0.0)    –            188.6    0.7
                                     
* Refer to note 2.
**The ‘trading profit/(loss) before interest and taxation’ above is the amount per the Condensed Consolidated Income Statement less the BEE transaction IFRS 2 charge and excludes restructure costs.
# Group sales inflation is a weighted inflation.