Fielmann: Press releases

First half-year 2014: preliminary figures
Fielmann increases unit sales, sales revenue and profit.

Based on provisional estimates for the first half-year, Fielmann increased its unit sales by 5% to 3.7 million pairs of glasses (previous year: 3.5 million pairs of glasses), improved its external sales by 7% to 719 million (previous year: 671.1 million) and consolidated sales also saw an increase of 7% to 614 million (previous year: 571.9 million). In the first six months of the financial year, pre-tax profit was up by more than 15% to 107 million (previous year: 92.3 million).

In the second quarter of the current financial year, the market leader improved sales to 1.9 million pairs of glasses, while consolidated sales and profit were increased to 308 million and 48 million respectively.

We are confident of expanding our market position. Customers buy from companies that guarantee high quality at reasonable prices, and in the optical industry, this means Fielmann.

Hamburg, 3 July 2014

Fielmann Aktiengesellschaft
The Management Board

Further information:
Dr. Matthias Branahl, Head of Press and Public Relations, tel: +49 40 / 270 76 457
Ulrich Brockmann, Head of Investor Relations, tel: +49 40 / 270 76 442

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