Salient features for 2018

  • We are actively committed to our values of entrepreneurship, family values and passion
  • We had another good year in Ireland and South West England through organic and acquisitive growth
  • We drove the turnaround in the Swiss business
  • We opened our first store in Sri Lanka, with four more stores in the pipeline
  • We developed a new South Africa supermarket strategy to drive our business forward
  • The acquisition of S Buys positively contributed to our South African performance and prospects
  • TOPS at SPAR produced excellent results with sales growth up 13.0% in tough market conditions
  • Build it sales recovered strongly through loyalty gains and marketing interventions
  • We continue to make capital investments in wholesale capacity and the retail offering across three geographies

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