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UP Global Sourcing

May 2023

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  • Epic Code:
  • UPGS
  • Price:
  • 148p
UP Global’s H1 revenues rose by 2% year-on-year  to a record £87.6m, a resilient outcome given the challenging macro backdrop and limited product price inflation. Revenues via online channels rose strongly by 78% (24% mix changes) vs 15% last year with buoyant online demand for energy efficient and money saving products offsetting a decline in revenues to supermarkets and discounters who faced overstocking issues post the pandemic. Encouragingly, stock levels at these customers appear to be receding in the UK and more normal patterns of order placing have started to recommence. Gross margins increased by 30bps to 24.7% driven by the positive mix benefit from higher online sales coupled with benefit of lower freight rates towards the end ...

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