Annual Report and Accounts 2019

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Our business exists to make life easier for our customers, colleagues and the communities we serve. This is our purpose, it’s the reason our stores stand out in their neighbourhoods, and it’s how we have built a reputation for friendliness, helpfulness, speed of service and ease of shop.


-1.8% 2018


Adjusted EPS*
-16.8% 2018


Net debt*
-4.5% 2018


Adjusted EBITDA*
-8.2% 2018


Adjusted PBT*
-30.2% 2018

Annual Report and Accounts 2019

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Printed copy of the McColl's Plc 2019 Annual Report

Stabilising the business

Xử lý hàng loạt trực tuyếnFollowing a challenging year in 2018, we have?rebuilt momentum in 2019 and focused our?efforts on preparing the business to maximise?the opportunities ahead.

Angus Porter, non-Executive Chairman of McColl's Plc

Building foundations for success

We have stabilised the business and re-focused?on retail execution in 2019. The market remains?highly competitive, with challenging trading?conditions, but we have made good progress while?maintaining strong capital discipline, reducing net?debt and making appropriate levels of investment.

Jonathan Miller, Chief Executive of McColl's Plc

Building capital resilience

Xử lý hàng loạt trực tuyếnOur financial priorities in 2019 included?strengthening our balance sheet, improving?working capital, rebuilding gross margin, mitigating?cost inflation and further optimising our estate.?While there remain a number of challenges,?we have demonstrated our resilience this year?with a robust underlying performance.

Robbie Bell, Chief Financial Officer for McColl's Plc

* The Group has defined and outlined the purpose of its alternative?performance measures, including its key measures, in the glossary?of terms on pages 123–124 of the 2019 Annual Report. Full details of adjusted EBITDA can be found in note 6 on page 101 of the 2019 Annual Report.