diy (Do-it-yourself chain Hornbach from march until the end of may, almost 18 percent of revenue turned over to the same period in the previous years, the Friday of quarterly sales figures from the company. The increase in revenue is noteworthy, as in Europe in the same period of time just to being due to the coronacrisis. Almost half of the European branches of the chain were closed down.
the Stores seem to be one of the few shops to take advantage of the moment. When the Netherlands were part of, being Dutch and more at home, they went en masse to the diy (do-it-yourself stores to get started. Due to the coronamaatregelen in the stores, this led to long lines at Hornbach, who, of all the Dutch shops are open to him.
Due to the crowds, both in stores and online, has increased the sales of the Hornbach-Netherlands 'double-digit' and is the Dutch contribution to the increase in sales, "big". "It was a great quarter," explains general manager Ozzie for the Good of the Hornbach-the Netherlands, on a quarterly basis.
"Two weeks after the start point of the rst measures to be taken for the safety and security of our employees and our customers. This meant, among other things, limited hours of operation, and regulation of visitor numbers. Also, we asked everyone to get as much as possible to stay at home. We also saw - and still see - is that consumers are, therefore, functional shopping," says the director.
in Spite of the lockdownmaatregelen growing sales of the Hornbach Group and from 1.33 billion in the previous year, to a little of 1.6 billion between march and June of this year. In spite of the uncertainty of the coronacrisis with it, let the supply chain know of no reason for the full-year sales forecast for the full year to adapt to it.