Bestseller

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Bestseller is a family-owned clothing company. It provides fashion clothing and accessories for women, men, teenagers, and children. The Company's brands and products are available online, in branded chain stores, multi-brand and in department stores. Bestseller's products are marketed and sold under a variety of brands such as Jack & Jones, Junarose, Jacqueline De Yong, Mamalicious, Name It, Noisy May, Object Collectors Item, Only, Only & Sons, Pieces, Selected, Vero Moda, Vila Clothes and Y.A.S.

TypePrivate
Founded1975
HQBrande, DK
Websiteabout.bestseller.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)17,000(-5%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)KR23 B(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Bestseller

Anders Holch Povlsen

Anders Holch Povlsen

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Merete Bech Povlsen

Merete Bech Povlsen

Chairman of the Board
Thomas Børglum Jensen

Thomas Børglum Jensen

Chief Financial Officer
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Bestseller Office Locations

Bestseller has offices in Brande, Aarhus, Skanderborg, Wien and in 5 other locations
Brande, DK (HQ)
Fredskovvej 5
Aarhus, DK
Inge Lehmanns Gade 2
Skanderborg, DK
Thomas Helsteds Vej 18
Wien, AT
Ober-Sievering
Antwerpen, BE
Keizerstraat
Hamburg, DE
Ferdinandstraße 36
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Bestseller Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1975
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Bestseller Revenue

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Bestseller's revenue was reported to be kr22.99 b in FY, 2018 which is a 3.1% increase from the previous period.
DKK

Revenue (FY, 2018)

23.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

3.1%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

7.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

32.5%

Net income (FY, 2018)

2.0b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

2.6b

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

2.0b
DKKFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

21.6b22.3b23.0b

Revenue growth, %

3%3%

Cost of goods sold

15.0b15.5b15.5b

Gross profit

6.6b6.8b7.5b
DKKFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.4b2.3b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

2.2b2.3b2.3b

Prepaid Expenses

246.3m247.5m266.2m

Inventories

2.2b2.6b3.0b
DKKFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

1.2b1.7b2.0b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.0b2.5b2.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(789.6m)(684.5m)(1.0b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.1b)(583.3m)(1.0b)
DKKFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

1.4m

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Bestseller Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Chain Stores

3 k2.7 k2.7 k

Department Stores

15 k15 k20 k

Suppliers

425400433

Supplying Factories

831800788
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Bestseller Revenue Breakdown

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Bestseller revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.2% from Denmark, 85.2% from Rest of Europe and 9.5% from Rest of the World

Bestseller Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Bestseller Online and Social Media Presence

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Bestseller News and Updates

CHD Board Chair Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s Book ‘The Real Anthony Fauci’ Hits #1 on Amazon Bestseller List

Washington, DC, Nov. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York Times bestselling author Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s latest book, “The Real Anthony Fauci: Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health” ranked #1 today on Amazon’s bestseller list, after debuting at #2 on Tuesday…

’1619 Project’ Book Already An Amazon Bestseller And It Hasn’t Even Been Released Yet

The book "1619 Project," will be released in late December.

Peter Navarro Announces Innovative Audiobook of Bestseller In Trump Time

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Navarro announces the November 2nd release of the innovative audiobook, In Trump Time -- with a just released "Big Reveal" audio sample from the first "Red Wedding" chapter of the book. Pre-sales live on Amazon for Peter Navarro's Book, In...

Lerner Publishing Group and Milkweed Editions Collaborate to Create a Young Adult Adaption of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Acclaimed Bestseller Braiding Sweetgrass

Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lerner Publishing Group and Milkweed Editions today announced a new partnership to create a young reader’s adaptation of botanist and Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Robin Wall Kimmerer's Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowle…

Record High 19.8% French Plugin EV Share In August – Tesla Model 3 Bestseller

France, Europe’s second largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit a record 19.8% in August 2021, close to double the 10.5% share in August 2020. Old school combustion powertrains fell to a record low 55.9% share, with diesel under 20% for the first time in decades. The overal…

A Book on Angels Becomes a Bestseller During The Pandemic

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Since the pandemic began, it is certain that we have been reflecting and asking existential questions about ourselves and the world. It's hard not to; it's not an easy time for any of us, so it's good to find some inspiring books, one of which we...
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Bestseller Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bestseller founded?

    Bestseller was founded in 1975.

  • Who are Bestseller key executives?

    Bestseller's key executives are Anders Holch Povlsen, Merete Bech Povlsen and Thomas Børglum Jensen.

  • How many employees does Bestseller have?

    Bestseller has 17,000 employees.

  • What is Bestseller revenue?

    Latest Bestseller annual revenue is kr23 b.

  • What is Bestseller revenue per employee?

    Latest Bestseller revenue per employee is kr1.4 m.

  • Who are Bestseller competitors?

    Competitors of Bestseller include Farfetch, Zalando and ASOS.

  • Where is Bestseller headquarters?

    Bestseller headquarters is located at Fredskovvej 5, Brande.

  • Where are Bestseller offices?

    Bestseller has offices in Brande, Aarhus, Skanderborg, Wien and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bestseller have?

    Bestseller has 9 offices.