press releases

Press releases

Tuesday November 13 2012

COLLABORATION JONES BOOTMAKER WITH HOUSE OF FRASER

  • Jones Bootmaker in exclusive British department store
  • Pilot in 2 shops with a possible rollout to approximately 30
  • In line with Macintosh's cross-channel strategy

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Tuesday October 30 2012

TRADING UPDATE, THIRD QUARTER OF 2012

  • Market conditions continue to be poor.
  • Turnover of Fashion equal; turnover of Living down.
  • Q3 operating result down, but markedly positive.
     

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Thursday July 26 2012

Half-year report 2012

 

TOUGH FIRST HALF YEAR

 

  • Turnover from comparable Fashion activities up € 8.4 million (+ 3.1%); EBIT at € 2.3 million.
  • Turnover from new Fashion activities at € 45.6 million; EBIT at - € 8.2 million.
  • Profitable 70% increase in online turnover Fashion to € 11.3 million.
  • EBIT Living down € 1.5 million to € 2.9 million at € 7.8 million lower turnover.
  • H2 has much greater impact on year result due to focus on Fashion.
  • No statement for 2012.
     

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Thursday July 26 2012

Half-year report 2012

TOUGH FIRST HALF YEAR
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Tuesday July 24 2012

Intreza.nl introduces: Intreza Shoepoints

Pick up, try on and return online orders free of charge at 500 shops

 

In September 2011, Macintosh Retail Group NV launched a new web shop for shoe lovers called Intreza.nl. Intreza is now taking online shopping to a higher cross channel level. In collaboration with Dolcis, Manfield, Scapino, Invito, PRO 0031 and Steve Madden, Intreza is introducing a new service: Intreza Shoepoints. Starting 1 August, you can shop online and pick up your order free of charge at any of the 500 affiliated shops. Other services offered by Intreza Shoepoints are fitting, both style and personal advice, as well as free returns.


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Monday July 23 2012

MACINTOSH RETAIL GROUP SELLS GP DÉCORS

Macintosh Retail Group and the French paint manufacturer Peintures Marius Dufour (“PMD”) have reached agreement on the purchase by PMD of all shares in GP Décors.   
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Wednesday May 9 2012

SCAPINO AND AKTIESPORT JOIN FORCES

 

Huge boost in range of sports brands following the launch of Aktiesport Shop-in-Shops format at Scapino stores.

 

The opening of the initial range of Aktiesport Shop in Shops (SIS) at Scapino in May 2012 will kick off the strategic collaboration between the two parties. This collaboration is aimed at making the stores more attractive to consumers, at the same time using the available floor space in a more profitable manner. Following this first step, the new format will be rolled out in a larger number of Scapino stores. The roll-out is intended to be completed by the end of 2013.


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Wednesday April 25 2012

GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS OF MACINTOSH RETAIL GROUP

Macintosh Retail Group NV’s financial statements 2011 were adopted at today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders were nearly 65% of share capital was present.
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Wednesday April 25 2012

2012 Trading update

Turnover of Macintosh Retail Group in the period through April 21, 2012 rose by € 20.1 million (+ 8.4%) under tough market conditions. Online sales for the same period grew by 70% to € 9 million.
 
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Friday March 23 2012

Annual report 2011 and notice convening agm

Macintosh Retail Group publishes today (at approximately 9 a.m. CET) the digital Dutch version of the Annual Report 2011 including the Financial Statements 2011 on its completely renewed website www.macintosh.nl (Dutch version).
Part of the Annual Report is the section “More sustainable step by step”, setting out the policy, the major developments in 2011 and ambitions for 2012 in relation to sustainable business practices, based on Macintosh Retail Group’s retail model in Fashion. The Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 3.0.
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Monday March 5 2012

New general manager halfords netherlands

The Managing Board of Macintosh Retail Group has appointed P-J Stormmesand (50) as Managing Director of subsidiary Halfords Netherlands with effect from today.
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Thursday March 1 2012

Investing in the future under tough market conditions

  • Turnover + 6.3% following acquisition of Jones Bootmaker in April 2011.
  • Online turnover up by almost 40% to € 25.1 million.
  • EBIT € 31.6 million (2010: € 44.6 million), excluding non-recurring effects amounting to - € 4.0 million.
  • Net profit more than doubles to € 98.8 million.
  • Extra dividend of € 0.37; total dividend higher: € 0,70 (2010: € 0.67)
  • Net debt improves by € 61.7 million to € 39.5 million; financial position excellent.
  • No statement on expected turnover or results for 2012.

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