News | Online tripled in two years

Back

Kingfisher sales in Q2 below previous year but 22 per cent over 2019

B&Q is Kingfisher's main sales channel in Great Britain and Ireland.

B&Q is Kingfisher's main sales channel in Great Britain and Ireland.

From the start of May to 10 July 2021, the British Kingfisher group made like-for-like 1.3 per cent less sales than in the comparative period 2020 which, however, had shown extremely high sales. In comparison to the respective period in 2019, Europe's second largest DIY trading group increased its sales, however, by 22.3 per cent. E-commerce sales have risen since then by 188.2 per cent, so they have almost tripled. These figures have already been published by Kingfisher before the end of the second quarter (31 July 2021).

A plus compared to 2020 is reported by the group for the almost two-and-a-half months from Great Britain and Ireland (3.3 per cent), Romania (12.3 per cent) as well as Spain and Portugal (19.6 per cent). In contrast, the sales volume in France lay 8.9 per cent below the corresponding previous year's level. In Poland there was a close minus of 0.4 per cent. Sales in e-commerce sank by 6.1 per cent.

In contrast, in the two-year comparison, there were double-digit growth rates in all countries, for example in Great Britain and Ireland 25.7 per cent, in France 19.1 per cent.

|15 July 2021 | 14:59

SEND
 PRINT 

Post a comment

* Please complete the areas marked in red correctly and in full!.



(will not be published)

* obligatory fields


Latest news

Siam Global consolidated earnings up 30 per cent

The Thailand-based home improvement retail chain Siam Global House Public Company Ltd. disclosed a 30.17 per cent rise in sales for the first half of View news...

Garden fair Glee moved to June from 2022 onwards

After this year's edition of the garden fair Glee, which takes place in Birmingham from 14 to 16 September, the show will be moved to new dates in View news...

Mack is new consumer director

As of 1 August 2021, the supervisory board of Tesa SE has appointed Dr Andreas Mack as consumer director. The division is being reorganised and Mack View news...

The environment and labour rights attract DIY customers

With similarly high levels of agreement of around 70 per cent, four aspects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) play an important role in the View news...