In the first half of the year, the French franchise group Mr. Bricolage turned over EUR 1.1881 bn, 5.7 per cent less than the same period in the previous year. Sales on a comparable store area declined by 7.4 per cent. Compared with the first six months of 2019, however, like-for-like sales rose by 16.3 per cent.
Only online business (minus Click & Collect) grew, to be precise by 44.1 per cent to EUR 5.5 mio. The sales of the 925 affiliated stationary stores fell by 5.9 per cent to EUR 1.1826 bn. With regard to the 853 stores in France, the downturn in sales was somewhat higher at -6.7 per cent. Like-for-like sales were down by 8.3 per cent compared with the same period in the previous year, but up by 16.4 per cent by comparison with 2019. The 72 foreign stores maintained their turnover at EUR 156.4 mio (-0.2 per cent, like-for-like -2.1 per cent).