ShopKo Stores Inc (NYSE: SKO ) has reported an increase of 0.7 per cent in consolidated sales for the five weeks ended December 30, 2000. Sales rose to $543.7m from $539.8m during the same period last year The consolidated sales figures include $27.1m in sales from 17 new ShopKo stores which are currently not included in ShopKo's retail comparable store sales base.