Slight decline in sales at Würth despite Corona

The Würth Group recorded sales of EUR 6.9 bn in the first half of 2020. This corresponds to a decrease of 3.1% compared to the previous year; in Germany there was a decrease of 0.5%, abroad it was -4.9%. Würth was satisfied with the development, despite the ongoing corona pandemic.

The operating result of the Würth Group in the 1st half of 2020 was significantly lower than in the previous year at EUR 280 m (2019: EUR 340 m).

The share of e-business continued to increase and now reached around 20%.

In particular, they were satisfied with the electrical wholesale business unit. Overall, there was a strong increase of 13.7%.