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Boohoo Group PLC Continued strong growth across all brands in all regions

John Lyttle, CEO, commented:

“The Group has made a strong start to the year as we continue to disrupt and capture market share in the UK and internationally across all our brands. I’m delighted that the Group topped the UK Hitwise rankings in May for the first time, demonstrating how our multi-brand strategy is really capturing our customers’ attention. We have ambitious plans for the Group, and continue to invest to ensure that our scalable multi-brand platform is well-positioned to disrupt, gain market share and capitalise on the global opportunity in front of us.”



·    Revenue £254.3 million, up 39% (39% CER(1))

·    Strong revenue growth across all geographies with UK up 27% and international up 56%

·    Gross margin 55.0% (1Q19: 55.2%)

·    Strong balance sheet with net cash of £194 million (1Q19: £151 million)

·    Acquired the brand and intellectual property assets of MissPap


·    Revenue £123.5 million up 27% (28% CER), with growth accelerating from last year

·    Gross margin 54.1%, (1Q19: 52.0%)


·    Revenue £112.1 million up 42% (42% CER), with continued strong growth in all markets

·    Gross margin 55.9%, (1Q19: 58.7%)

Nasty Gal

·    Revenue £18.2 million up 153% (157% CER), with gathering momentum in all markets

·    Gross margin 56.1%, (1Q19: 58.9%)


Trading in the first quarter has been strong. At this stage of the year, we continue to expect Group revenue growth to be 25% to 30% with an adjusted EBITDA margin of around 10% for FY20. All other guidance remains unchanged.

Investor and analyst conference call

boohoo group plc will today host a conference call for analysts and investors at 9.30am (UK time). The dial in details for the call are as follows:

UK Toll Number:+44 3333000804
UK Toll-Free Number:08003589473
Participant pin code:91533229#

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