LA PLAINE SAINT DENIS, France, December 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Showroomprivé, a leading European online retailer specialising in fashion for the Digital Woman, provides today an update on its performance ahead of its results for the full year ended 31/12/2017.
As of today, Q4 performance, which is usually a quarter where the Group generates a significant part of its revenues and profitability, has been below expectations in particular due lower than expected commercial momentum on certain product categories and to an enhanced competitive environment notably around Black Friday.
The Company therefore expects its full year 2017 revenues and EBITDA to be lower than previously anticipated (i.e. c. EUR 690 million revenues and c. EUR 25 million EBITDA excluding Saldi Privati).
The Company is continuously working on strengthening its operations and offering to enhance customer experience and services to its brand partners.
After a year dedicated to the strategic evolution and transformation of the Group (acquisition of Beauteprivee, partnership with Conforama and integration of Saldi Privati), David Dayan and Thierry Petit, the two co-founders, will focus on driving the Group's operations and implementing its medium term strategic roadmap.
A new operational action plan will be detailed during the 2017 annual results in March.
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