PR Newswire/Les Echos/ Civrieux d'Azergues, 14 January 2013 2012 Sales: EUR327.1 million (-3.6%) Sales (unaudited) 2012 sales amounted to EUR327.1 million, down 3.6 % compared to 2011. 4th quarter sales amounted to EUR90.7 million, down 5.9%. 4th 4th (EUR m) quarter quarter % change 31/12/2011 31/12/2012 % change 2011 2012 (12 months) (12 months) Frozen Foods 90.8 84.7 - 6.7 % 318.5 304.9 - 4.3 % Groceries 5.6 6.0 + 7.1 % 20.7 22.2 + 7.1 % Group Total 96.4 90.7 - 5.9 % 339.2 327.1 -3.6 % Frozen Foods business In Q4 2012, during which the calendar was equivalent to that of Q4 2011, sales declined by 6.7% from EUR90.8 million to EUR84.7 million. December sales were disappointing and suffered, as in the rest of the industry, from an unfavourable economic environment, despite attractive offers in terms of price and quality. Over all of 2012, sales declined by 4.3% to EUR304.9 million. The average shopping basket rose by 1.6% to EUR49.1. The number of orders contracted by 5.9%, however, as it was more difficult to obtain repeat business from new customers. New sales channels (internet and incoming calls) represented 4.6% of sales, vs. 4.1% in 2011. Groceries business In Q4 2012, during which the calendar was equivalent to that of Q4 2011, sales advanced by 7.1% to EUR6.0 million. Over all of 2012, sales also advanced by 7.1% to EUR22.2 million. The number of orders increased by 4.2%, while the average shopping basket increased by 2.9% to EUR57.9. The "Groceries" product line (Place du Marché brand) was extended to 11 new delivery locations. The "Frozen foods" (Toupargel brand) and "Groceries" ranges are now offered jointly by 37 locations, which cover the eastern half of France. As part of the "Cap 2013" strategic plan, the Group will continue offering the groceries product line to frozen foods customers in new regions of the country over the next few months. Upcoming events - Publication of 2012 financial statements on 25 February 2013 (after stock market closing), - Meeting of analysts and fund managers: 26 February 2013 at 11.00 am at the Palais Brongniart in Paris. Toupargel, the specialist in home delivery of food products to individual customers Nyse Euronext Paris C compartment CAC(r) All-Share, Gaia Index Isin FR 0000039240 - Bloomberg: TOU - Reuters: TPGEL.PA Financial reporting - email@example.com or +00 33 (0)18.104.22.168.00 Press relations - firstname.lastname@example.org Analysts & shareholders relations - email@example.com The content and accuracy of news releases published on this site and/or distributed by PR Newswire or its partners are the sole responsibility of the originating company or organisation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of our services, such releases are not actively monitored or reviewed by PR Newswire or its partners and under no circumstances shall PR Newswire or its partners be liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of such information. All information should be checked prior to publication. -0- Jan/14/2013 17:29 GMT
2012 Sales: €327.1 million (-3.6%)
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