Press release BoxID: 639087 (GK Software AG)
  • GK Software AG
  • Waldstraße 7
  • 08261 Schöneck
  • Contact person
  • René Schiller
  • +49 (37464) 84264

GK SOFTWARE AG's preliminary figures show distinct grow of sales in the first three quarters

Sales in the first three quarters exceeded the sales for the entire financial year 2012

(PresseBox) (Schöneck, ) The GK SOFTWARE AG was able to increase its sales according to preliminary figures by 27.7 percent to EUR 28.6 million (Q3 2012 = EUR 22.4 million). EBIT amounted accumulated EUR -0.8 million to EUR -1.1 million at the turn of the half-year 2013. The EBIT margin related to sales amounted -2.4 percent. Therefore GK SOFTWARE reached a positive result in the third quarter.

The entire 9-Month-Interim-Report is estimated be published on 27 November 2013.

GK Software AG

GK SOFTWARE AG is one of Europe's leading technology developers and providers of standard software for the retail sector, and offers an extensive range of products for stores and enterprise headquarters. Thanks to its open software solutions in the GK/Retail Suite, which can be used with any platform and is fully programmed in Java, the company has established itself as one of the retail market's leading providers of technology and innovations. Its software enables retail chains with numerous stores to optimally manage their business operations, offering them significant potential for saving costs and implementing customer loyalty programs and hence helping them to improve their competitiveness.

The company employs 560 members of staff (figures for 30 June 2013) across its headquarters in Schöneck (Germany) and other business locations in Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Russia and USA. GK SOFTWARE AG's customers include many well-known retailers from both Germany and beyond, including Galeria Kaufhof, Parfümerie Douglas, Coop (Switzerland), EDEKA, Hornbach, JYSK Nordic, Lidl, Netto Marken-Discount and Tchibo. The software is currently being used at 173,000 installations across approximately 36,000 stores in more than 35 countries. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and its sales revenues totaled EUR 28.4 million in 2012. Since launching the company in 1990, the two founders Rainer Gläß (CEO) and Stephan Kronmüller (deputy board member), together with the experienced management team, have shaped GK SOFTWARE AG into a profitable company exhibiting strong growth.

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