Russian retailer Seventh Continent has reported rising like-for-like sales in the first half of 2010.

The company yesterday (15 July) posted an 11.7% increase in like-for-like sales, when measured in US dollars. When measured in roubles, like-for-like sales were up 1.7%.

Over the six-month period, gross retail sales climbed 15% to US$825m, or by 4% in roubles to RUB24.79bn.