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    Abercrombie & Fitch (Financials)

    Abercrombie & Fitch

    Abercrombie & Fitch Co (A&F Co) delivered a 15.8% rise in sales to $4,281m (£3,433m) for the 53-weeks ending 3 February 2024 (FY2023). Sales climbed 16.0% in constant currency, with like-for-like sales jumping 13% year on year. 

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    Abercrombie & Fitch (SWOT)

    Abercrombie & Fitch

    A&F Co is reaching a new demographic of shoppers through TikTok under tags such as #abercrombiehaul where users talk through their latest purchases, acting as advocates for the brand. 

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    Abercrombie & Fitch (Overview)

    Abercrombie & Fitch

    Abercrombie & Fitch Co is a global omnichannel fashion retailer with three distinct brands under its banner. Largest and most well-known is its eponymous label Abercrombie & Fitch which also hosts Abercombie Kids, activewear and loungewear brand Gilly Hicks, and “laidback California lifestyle” brand Hollister, which hosts sub-brand Social Tourist. 

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    Inditex (SWOT)

    Inditex

    More than 700 designers work “side by side” with the sales and product teams to identify trends, analysing daily the qualitative and quantitative information available from its stores and online channels. 

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    Mango (Overview)

    Mango

    Mango is a global fashion retailer based in Barcelona with a network of nearly 2,700 stores as of early 2024.  Present in more than 100 countries worldwide it “aspires to be a digital leader in the fashion market and a driver of change in the industry”. 

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    Mango (Strategy)

    Mango

    Spanish retailer Mango has accelerated its growth over the last three years, with sales of over €3bn (£2.6bn) in its latest financial year (FY2023).  The bulk of Mango’s revenue comes from its international business, which represented 77% of its sales in FY2023.  

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    Mango (SWOT)

    Mango

    Mango now features on many of the UK’s best known retailer’s websites, such as John Lewis, Next and Frasers Group. This is helping to build brand awareness with varying audiences without the overheads of a large standalone store estate. 

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    Mango (Financials)

    Mango

    Mango delivered record revenues for the year ending 31 December 2023 (FY2023), climbing 15% to €3.1bn (£2.7bn) or 20% in constant currency. International sales accounted for 77% of group sales, with the US entering the retailers top five markets by turnover, having only launched the prior year.

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    Ocado Retail (SWOT)

    Ocado Retail

    Ocado was the first and remains the only pureplay grocer of scale in the UK. It has built a reputation for customer experience and its customer fulfilment centre (CFC) model allows it to offer a broad assortment featuring more than 50,000 SKUs including M&S, Ocado own label, household brands and artisan foods.

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    Ocado Retail (Strategy)

    Ocado Retail

    After mounting speculation that M&S would look to partner with Ocado to give it a viable way into online food, in February 2019 the two retailers announced a joint venture partnership, giving a much-needed boost to Ocado’s bottom line. While the joint venture prospered during the pandemic, M&S shareholders have become concerned after losses mounted in FY2022 as trading patterns normalised and shoppers returned to stores. A “reset” of the business is currently underway under Ocado Retail boss Hannah Gibson.

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    Ocado Retail (Financials)

    Ocado Retail

    Ocado Retail sales climbed 9.3% to £2,408.8m in the 53 weeks to 3 December 2023 (FY2023) or 7.0% on a 52-week comparable basis. The retailer said it continued to win new customers “through a focus on offering competitive prices.”  

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    Ocado Retail (Overview)

    Ocado Retail

    Ocado Retail is a joint venture partnership between Ocado Group and Marks & Spencer. The partnership, in which M&S took a 50% shareholding in the online grocery business, was agreed in February 2019 and launched in September 2020.

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    Flannels (Overview)

    Flannels

    Flannels forms part of Frasers Group’s Premium Lifestyle segment alongside brands such as Cruise, Van Mildert, Jack Wills, House of Fraser, Gieves and Hawkes, and Sofa.com.

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    Marks Electrical (Financials)

    Marks Electrical

    Marks Electrical’s group sales soared by 21.5% year-on-year, reaching £97.8m in the 2022 financial year, ending on 31 March 2023 (FY2022). A strong performance despite the persistent inflation and rising interest rates.

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    Marks Electrical (SWOT)

    Marks Electrical

    Marks Electrical is a growing British online electrical retailer founded in Leicester in 1987. It has enjoyed strong revenue growth over time and experienced accelerated growth in recent years.

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    Marks Electrical (Overview)

    Marks Electrical

    In November 2021, Marks Electrical went on to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on London’s AIM market. It raised £30 million through the listing. The group has a strong growing revenue over time and experienced accelerated growth in the year to 31 March 2023 (FY2022), Revenue grew 21.5%, from £80.5m in FY2021 to £97.8m in FY2022.  

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    Marks Electrical (Strategy)

    Marks Electrical

    Marks Electrical has its sights set on the large and growing MDA market in the UK as the company believes that a permanent structural shift is occurring from offline to online purchases, and consumers are increasingly buying MDA products online. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend. With over 3,500 SKUs and more than 30,000 in-stock items, the retailer has established strong relationships with its suppliers over its 35 years in the industry.

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    TFG London (Financials)

    TFG London

    The Foschini Group London (TFG London) comprises womenswear brands Phase Eight, Hobbs and Whistles. Group sales climbed 8.9% to £337.7m in the year to 25 March 2023 (FY2022). TFG London said a “resurgence of in-store shopping behaviour” highlighted the importance of its “cross-channel offering”. 

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    Sephora (SWOT)

    Sephora

    Sephora is a retailer known worldwide thanks to its premium stores and breadth of brands. As such, it has acquired a cult status with its return to the UK being keenly watched.  

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    Sephora (Strategy)

    Sephora

    The beauty giant operates more than 30 ecommerce sites worldwide, with its UK website having relaunched in October 2022 after its extended UK hiatus - the retailer had exited the UK market in 2005.