logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

SuperGroup 13-week Group Sales Rise 14% - Quick Facts

SuperGroup Plc (SGP.L) on Thursday said sales in the 13 weeks ended April 29 increased over 14 percent with growth in both retail and wholesale businesses.

Group sales climbed to 75.2 million pounds from 65.9 million pounds. Retail sales grew to 39.4 million pounds from 31.6 million pounds and like-for-like sales were flat. Online performance was strong but the challenging retail environment witnessed a slow-down in sales from stand-alone stores and concessions.

Wholesale Sales grew to 35.8 million pounds from 34.3 million pounds. The underlying growth rate was around 9 percent before adjusting for the year end translation of currency.

According to the company, the slow-down in reported growth rate of the Wholesale business was impacted by the annualisation of the SuperGroup Europe acquisition and the continued expansion of the UK Retail business. In addition, growth was adversely impacted at the end of the quarter by delays to franchise stock shipments.

Julian Dunkerton, CEO, said, ''Although the fourth quarter has been a disappointing end to a challenging year, the brand remains strong and this, together with the Group's investments in key senior personnel and system infrastructure, provides a solid platform for the coming financial year."

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) on Thursday reported a drop in profit for the fourth quarter, as revenues declined reflecting weak demand for Skylanders SuperChargers and Guitar Hero Live. The video game publisher's profit and revenues fell short of Wall Street estimates. Moving ahead, the company detailed... CBS Corp. (CBS, CBS-A) Thursday reported a drop in profit for the fourth quarter, hurt largely by one-time charges. However, on an adjusted basis, earnings for the three-month period increased on higher revenues across all major segments, except local broadcasting division. The New York-based company's... Tesla's next electric car Model 3 is aimed at the masses with a price tag that could go below $30,000. Tesla CEO Elon Musk, during an earnings call, confirmed that the Model 3 will start selling for "around $35k," and reservations will start from March 31 in Tesla stores and online on April 1 for...
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT