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Sonepar, undoubtedly the No.1 in the global electrical wholesaling business, announced the sales figures for the past year...
Sonepar, undoubtedly the No.1 in the global electrical wholesaling business, announced the sales figures for the past year. A total of EUR 23 bn was turned over with 45,000 people (48,000 in 2019) in 2,800 branches (3,000 branches in 2019) in 40 countries. Sonepar has an outstanding position in almost every country in which it operates. But Corona also caused a slight drop in sales; in the previous year it was EUR 24 bn, a slight loss of 4.2%.
The Fagerhult Group is one of the leading European lighting companies with over 4,400 employees...
The Fagerhult Group is one of the leading European lighting companies with over 4,400 employees in 28 countries and sales of 6,816 million SEK (677 million EUR) in 2020, a decrease of 13.1% compared to the previous year. The net profit amounted to 572.4 million SEK (54.8 million EUR), an increase of 11.2% over the previous year. Fagerhult includes such well-known brands as iGuzzini, Whitecroft, Veko, to name just a few. There are a total of 13 brands in the four business areas.
In 2020, the loss-making company in South Africa was sold because the market there had not developed as expected. Additionally, traditional retailing has been found negatively affected whereas e-commerce, horticulture, and healthcare showed growth.
The company had sales of EUR 25,159 million in 2020, and EUR 27,158 million in 2019, a decrease of 7.4%....
The company had sales of EUR 25,159 million in 2020, and EUR 27,158 million in 2019, a decrease of 7.4%.
EBIT in 2019 was EUR 3,399 m; in 2020 it was EUR 3,088 m, the net income fell from EUR 2,413 to 2,126 million, minus 11.9%.
As for all companies, the whole year was very demanding, with SE having a strong finish in the second half of the year.
It was also a year in which Schneider Electric repositioned itself in order to further prepare itself for the future, around the globe. The year 2020 laid the foundation stone for further acquisitions in 2021 in order to better support the needs of their customers with digital solutions for more efficiency and sustainability.
Rexel achieved sales of EUR 3,389 million in the 4th quarter of 2020; this is 3.7% less than 12 months earlier....
Rexel achieved sales of EUR 3,389 million in the 4th quarter of 2020; this is 3.7% less than 12 months earlier.
In Europe, quarterly sales were EUR 1,958.2 million, up 3.4%. As always, France was at the top with EUR 768.9 million, Scandinavia with EUR 265.0 million, Germany EUR 181.8 million, UK with EUR 155.4 million, other countries EUR 587.1 million.
In North America it was EUR 1,105.3 million and in the Asia-Pacific region EUR 325.5 million.
In the whole of 2020, sales were EUR 12,592.5 million, minus 8.4% compared to the previous year. The net result was a minus of EUR 261.3 million.
Despite the restrictions in many countries, sales growth of 5-7% is expected for 2021.
Fagerhult had to cope with a 16% drop in sales in Q2 2020...
Fagerhult had to cope with a 16% drop in sales in Q2 2020 from SEK 2,055 m (EUR 198 m) to SEK 1,726 m (EUR 167 m). The operating result was SEK 153.6 m (EUR 14.8 m), a decrease of 12.1%.
The managing director Ms. Bodil Sonesson announced that the second competence center started operation in Linköping / Sweden in August.
Eaton suffered a 30% loss in Q2 2020 compared to the previous year....
Eaton suffered a 30% loss in Q2 2020 compared to the previous year. Revenue was USD 3. 9 m (EUR 3.3 m). As always, the electrical departments (Electrical Americas and Electrical Global) were the largest with a share of 67%; although there were heavy losses here, too.
Net income was USD 54 m (EUR 46 m); here a dramatic loss of 91.5%.
The sale of the lighting division, which was made on March 2nd to Signify for USD 1.4 bn (EUR 1.3 bn), came just to the right time.
Sonepar Italia generated sales of EUR 622 million in 2019;.......
Sonepar Italia generated sales of EUR 622 million in 2019; this is 3% more than in the previous year. Online sales stood at EUR 100 million (16% of sales).
In 2019, the takeover of the Elettroveneta Group (turnover EUR 230 million) was also completed. Elettroveneta previously belonged to the Findea group and thus to the international IDEE marketing association. If one were to add the turnover of Elettroveneta to Sonepar, Sonepar would have reached a total of over EUR 830 million in 2019.
Sonepar increased its sales last year by 7.1% to EUR 24 bn....
Sonepar increased its sales last year by 7.1% to EUR 24 bn. 2019 was not only a very profitable year for the company, it was also the 50th anniversary since its foundation.
Sonepar pursues the goal to carry out all processes in an automated and digitized manner. Particular attention is also paid to the relationship between organic growth and acquisitions.
In North America, sales increased by double digits, Europe lagged behind with a plus of 4-6%. Sonepar already makes a remarkable 30% of its worldwide sales in online trading.
In the months from January to June, Rexel increased its sales by 2.4% to 6,799.5 m EUR.
In the months from January to June, Rexel increased its sales by 2.4% to 6,799.5 m EUR. Net profit increased by 70.6% to 163.9 m EUR.
In Europe, sales were down 0.2%, North America up 7.6%, and the Asian-Pacific region up 0.8%.
Rexel was hit particularly hard by the branch closures in the United Kingdom (30 closures) and in Germany (17 closures).
The Spanish marketing company Nou-Grup achieved sales of 63 m EUR.....
The Spanish marketing company Nou-Grup achieved sales of 63 m EUR in the first 4 months of 2019; this represents an increase of 8.6% compared to the same period of the previous year.
Nou-Grup has 48 wholesalers with about 100 branches; Nou-Grup belongs to the international GEWA marketing association.