The company's retail sales for the reporting period increased by 46% and amounted to 25,88 billion rubles including VAT.
Comparable sales increased by 35,5%. The peak was in the fourth quarter, sales increased by 67% compared to the same period of the 2013 year and amounted to 9,4 billion rubles.
Over the year, 31,7 million people visited the group’s stores. In just 12 months, Inventive Retail Group opened 59 outlets, by the end of the year there were 280 in 36 cities. The most actively opened re: Store and Prenatal chain stores.
In 2014, the company created a network of multi-brand sports shoe stores in the new for Russia Athletic Specialty format with the name Street Beat and opened two such points in Moscow.
Inventive Retail Group intends to continue its development in the 2015 year at a more conservative pace. First of all, stores of new chains will be opened, and much attention will be paid to improving the efficiency of existing points. The company also does not exclude the closure of inefficient stores in its group.