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
Websitebestseller.com

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)17,000(-5%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)KR23 B(+4%)

Key People/Management at Bestseller

Anders Holch Povlsen

Anders Holch Povlsen

CEO
Thomas Børglum Jensen

Thomas Børglum Jensen

CFO
Merete Bech Povlsen

Merete Bech Povlsen

Chairman of the Board
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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)
DKKY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

1.3m

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Bestseller Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Chain Stores

3 k2.70 k2.70 k

Department Stores

15 k15 k20 k

Suppliers

425 400 433

Supplying Factories

831 800 788
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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Bestseller News and Updates

"Good Men Great Thoughts: A Daily Devotional" Co-authored by a Men's Small Group, Becomes #1 International Bestseller on Amazon; A Must Have for Daily Inspiration in 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's increasingly polarized world, everyone is bombarded by negative thoughts, shallowness and distractions. What can be done to prevent getting trapped into this cynical, negative cycle? Think great thoughts. A small group of eleven...

This Startup Strategy Will Help Make Your Next Book a Bestseller

Book authors have a lot to learn from startup founders.

Snowden’s Book Is a Bestseller -- and a Honeypot for Hackers

Edward Snowden’s memoir “Permanent Record” is a best seller. Hackers are trying to cash in on it, too.

The transHuman Code Bestseller and Ethics in AI Debated at the 2019 Zermatt Summit

The transHuman Code Bestseller and Ethics in AI Debated at the 2019 Zermatt Summit

Author Chris Janish's Novel, Vindication, Reaches #6 Bestseller List on Amazon.com

NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chris Janish, CEO of Legal-Bay, LLC, has reached bestseller status with his first novel. Janish's Vindication, a legal thriller of redemption, reached #6 on Amazon's Bestseller list over the Memorial Day Weekend, just in time for summer reading....

The Mueller Report Is Still On Bestseller Lists

As conversation continues around the Mueller Report, publisher-created versions of the text remain on bestseller lists.
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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, Thomas Børglum Jensen and Merete Bech Povlsen.

  • 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.