Business review

Our business and our markets

Brico Depôt store in France Castorama store in France

Contribution to Group sales

Pie chart showing contribution to Group sales – 38.8%

38.8%

£3.9bn

Gross capital expenditure

Pie chart showing gross capital expenditure – 26%

26%

£101m*

Property (at market value)

Pie chart showing property (at market value) – 40.6%

40.6%

£1.3bn


Country Households (m) Market size
(£bn)
Market position % Market share GDP growth
2009 (%) estimated†
Market brands Store numbers Selling space
(000s sq m)
Employees* full time
  • * Includes Corporate Centre capital allocation
  • † Source: Economist Intelligence Unit, March 2009
 
France 26 31 1 12.5 -1.8 Castorama logo 99 992 11,826
            Brico Depôt logo 98 536 6,165