The 36 L’Entrepôt du Bricolage stores in the French Groupe Samse have increased their sales in the first quarter of 2019 by 10.0 per cent. The sales volume amounted to 68.1 per cent, informs the parent company.
In financial year 2018 the DIY store division of the group made sales of EUR 404 mio. The second brand operated to date, La Boîte à Outils, has been integrated into the primary sales channel L’Entrepôt du Bricolage. It is present in the east and south-east of France. Groupe Samse is primarily active in the specialised construction trade. The DIY store sector contributed 21 per cent to group sales last year.