like-for-like


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like-for-like

adj
(of a comparison, figures, statistics) that measure identical things, the same period in different years, etc
adv
by measuring identical things, the same period in different years, etc
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The company, which has suffered from last month's wet weather and trading comparisons with last summer's World Cup, said like-for-like sales excluding fuel grew by three per cent in the 23 weeks to July 15 - down from the four per cent reported in May.
7 per cent rise in like-for-like sales excluding fuel for the 13 weeks to May 26, while Sainsbury, the third biggest, saw growth of 5.