Rossmann positive 2018 results

Date : 16 January 2019

German drugstore operator Rossmann has reported sales growth of 5.1% in 2018, achieving €9.46bn in total sales.

Strong international performance

Drugstore operator, Rossmann, has announced 5.1% growth in total sales for 2018, €9.46bn.

The strong result was boosted by impressive sales in its international markets; Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Albania and Kosovo, where it operates a combined total of 1,780 stores.

Internationally, the retailer achieved 9.5% growth on a constant currency basis, achieving sales of €2.8bn.

Germany: 4.1% growth in sales

In its home market of Germany, Rossmann saw sales increase by 4.1% to €6.6bn.

Sales at Rossmann have been consistently high for a number of years. For 2017, the retailer achieved 4.5% growth and sales of €6.4bn in the market.

Outlook: focus on Germany

In the year ahead, the retailer is set to invest €215mn in expanding its estate. The drugstore operator plans to roll out a further 200 branches, 110 in Germany alone.


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