Kingfisher is the leading home improvement retailer in Europe and Asia, and the third largest in the world. Kingfisher operates 720 stores in 11 countries. These include:
UK – 49% of retail sales
France – 34% of retail sales
Rest of Europe – 12% of retail sales
Brico Dépôt Poland
Brico Dépôt Spain
Kingfisher has a 21% stake in, and strategic alliance with, Hornbach, Germany’s leading DIY warehouse retailer which operates over 120 stores in Germany and seven neighbouring countries.
Asia – 5% of retail sales
B&Q South Korea
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|Retail sales (£ million)||8,010||8,676|
|Retail profit (£ million)||533.1||503.7|
|Employees (thousand full-time equivalents at year end)||65.9||69.9|