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PRESS RELEASES 2017

20171005_pi_johannes_ehling_to_strengthen_the_gerry_weber_managing_board.pdf
October 05, 2017

Johannes Ehling to strengthen the GERRY WEBER Managing Board as Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer

The Supervisory Board of global fashion and lifestyle company GERRY WEBER International AG has appointed Johannes Ehling, a fashion manager with long-standing experience to the Managing Board. Johannes Ehling will assume the newly created role of Chief Sales Officer and Chief Digital Officer no later than 1 September 2018 and strengthen the Managing Board, whose other two members are Ralf Weber (CEO) and Dr. David Frink (CFO).

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170914_pm_gwi_corporate_news_q3_report_2017_en.pdf
September 14, 2017

GERRY WEBER uses transition year to adapt structures and customise processes

  • Consolidated revenues down by only -2.9% due to 5.3% growth of HALLHUBER
  • Measures of the FIT4GROWTH realignment programme implemented almost in full. Planned cost savings achieved after nine months
  • Modernisation of the brands results in like-for-like revenues above the market trend
  • Strong reduction in inventories weighs on operating result
  • Revenue and earnings forecast for full FY 2016/17 confirmed

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gw_pm_gerryweber_obtains_gotscertification_en.pdf
August 04, 2017

GERRY WEBER obtains GOTS certification

International fashion and lifestyle company GERRY WEBER International AG, a leading manufacturer of ladieswear in Germany, has been certified to GOTS. The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) represents yet another step in the fashion company’s sustainability efforts.

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pi_gerry_weber_in_international_demand_26.7.17.pdf
July 26, 2017

GERRY WEBER in international demand

Expansion with specialist retail partners in Russia, Eastern Europe, Middle East and South America

GERRY WEBER International AG, one of the largest ladieswear manufacturers in Germany, is expanding into international markets. While the year 2016 was primarily marked by the modernisation and optimisation of existing GERRY WEBER stores, some 40 HOUSES OF GERRY WEBER and approx. 30 shop-in-shops will be opened with international specialist retailers on a franchise basis this season and next.

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gerry_weber_international_ag_pi_talkabout___sfirst_year_a_success_17.7.17.pdf
July 17, 2017

GERRY WEBER: talkabout’s first year a success

talkabout, the most recent addition to the brand portfolio of international fashion group GERRY WEBER International AG of Halle/Westphalia, looks back on a successful first year in the marketplace. Specifically developed for sale by selected Wholesale customers, the brand has gone down well with specialist retailers and end consumers alike.

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20170630_pm_management_change_at_hallhuber.pdf
June 30, 2017

Management change at HALLHUBER

The GERRY WEBER Group and Norbert Steinke amicably agreed that Norbert Steinke gives up his work as Managing Director of HALLHUBER with immediate effect. Norbert Steinke has previously resigned from the Managing Board of the GERRY WEBER Group for personal reasons with effect from 21 June 2017. 

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2017-06-26_en_pr_eva_herzigova_is_the_new_face_of_gerry_weber_1.pdf
June 26, 2017

Eva Herzigova - the new face of GERRY WEBER

GERRY WEBER signs up international super model Eva Herzigová to star in new campaign for autumn/winter 2017 with a clear brand focus: FEMININE-CASUAL CHIC-INSPIRING

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2017-06-25_en_pm_gerry_weber_open_fashion_night_1.pdf
June 25, 2017

It was the Night of the Year in Halle/Westphalia: GERRY WEBER OPEN FASHION NIGHT starred Luisa Hartema, Rebecca Mir and DJ Alle Farben

Continuing a long tradition, the eve of the grand final of the 25th GERRY WEBER OPEN culminated in the already legendary Fashion Night featuring the renowned fashion brands GERRY WEBER, TAIFUN, and HALLHUBER and introducing talkabout, the latest addition to the brand portfolio. Presented by Anna Kraft, this sparkling event revolved around fashion for self-confident and modern women who enjoy life to the full and won’t be stopped by nothing and no-one.

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en_cn_gwi_h1_report_2016_17_14062017.pdf
June 14, 2017

GERRY WEBER closes H1 in line with expectations and is thus performing to plan

  • Store closures send revenues falling 3.6% to EUR 427.8 million
  • HALLHUBER contributes EUR 92.9 million or 21.7% to Group revenues
  • H1 operating result of EUR 6.0 million fully in line with projections for the full financial year 2016/17

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2017-03-29_en_pr_gwi_launch_online_shops_digitalisiation_strategy.pdf
March 29, 2017

GERRY WEBER launches three new online shops and pushes ahead with digitalisation strategy

  • Target group-specific structure: launch of three dedicated brand shops www.gerryweber.com, www.taifun.com and www.samoon.com for a customised approach, plus relaunch of overall marketplace www.house-of-gerryweber.com with a central shopping cart
  • A milestone in the digitalisation strategy: new shops form the basis for digital development and mark an important step on the way towards the full connection of all distribution channels
  • New online shopping experience: high user friendliness, up-to-date look and feel, responsive presentation on all devices

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2017-03-24_en_pr_gwi_transition_to_paper_shopping_bags_viva_con_agua_1.pdf
March 24, 2017

Global transition to paid paper bags and EUR 35,000 for drinking water projects of Viva con Agua

GERRY WEBER continues its sustainability efforts and started to substitute paper bags for plastic bags in its worldwide Retail stores in early March 2017.

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pm_cn_gwi_q1_2016_17_170316_en.pdf
March 16, 2017

Realignment programme shows first positive effects

  • Earnings remain stable in spite of 2.1% decline in revenues
  • Consolidated EBITDA up 7.7% to EUR 15.6 million
  • FIT4GROWTH helps to improve cost structure of the Core segment

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pm_cn_gwi_financials_statements_2015_16_23022017.pdf
February 23, 2017

GERRY WEBER’s realignment programme proceeding to plan in FY 2015/16

  • 2015/16 Group sales revenues of EUR 900.8 million
  • EBITDA of EUR 77.3 million and EBIT of EUR 13.8 million
  • Proposal to pay out a dividend of EUR 0.25 per share
  • FIT4GROWTH realignment programme proceeding to plan
  • Earnings projections for FY 2016/17 at prior year level

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20170125_en_corporate_news_prel._figures_financial_year_2015_16_1.pdf
January 25, 2017

GERRY WEBER closes financial year 2015/16 as planned

  • 2015/16 Group sales revenues of approx. EUR 900 million
  • Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) is between EUR 13 and 14 million and consolidated operating earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounts to approx. EUR 77 million
  • “FIT4GROWTH” realignment programme proceeding according to plan; but business performance continues to be affected by difficult market environment
  • Earnings expectations for current financial year 2016/17 at the previous year’s level

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