KPS confirms on the basis of the result in the first quarter of 2017/2018 the forecast for sales and earnings for the current business year
Unterföhring/Munich, 16 February 2018 – KPS AG (WKN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), Europe’s leading management consulting firm for business transformation and process optimization in retail, posted a slight fall in sales to 38.1 million euros (Q1 2016/2017: 40.3 million euros) for the first quarter of 2017/2018 (1 October 2017 to 31 December 2017). One of the main reasons responsible for this was the disproportionate resource reduction at an important major customer, which could not be entirely compensated over the short term with new project initiatives. In spite of this development, sales were approximately at the level of the equivalent year-earlier period.
Envoy Digital Ltd. becomes part of KPS AG
London/Munich, 12 February 2018 – KPS AG (WKN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), the European market leader in digital transformation for retail, takes over Envoy Digital Limited, one of the leading agencies for omnichannel e-commerce in the United Kingdom. The takeover continues the international expansion strategy of KPS AG and extends its leading market position as a consultant for digital transformation in Europe.
KPS AG publishes Annual Report 2016/2017 – Dynamic growth outperforms competition
Unterföhring/Munich, 31 January 2018 – KPS AG publishes its Annual Report for 2016/2017 today along with information about the forecast for 2017/2018. Group sales increase in the business year 2016/2017 to 160.3 million euros (previous year: 144.9 million euros). Group EBIT goes up to 24.8 million euros (previous year: 22.3 million euros). The equity ratio is 64.3 % (previous year: 61.4 %). Dividend proposal per share goes up by 6 % to 35 eurocents (previous year: 33 eurocents).
KPS appointed first SAP Concur Customer Implementation Partner Nordics
SAP Concur announced first mover as CIP for the T&E cloud solution
Munich, January 29, 2018. SAP selected KPS as the first Customer Implementation Partner (CIP) authorized to sell and implement SAP Concur Solutions in the Nordics. The first mover and SAP strive for a seamless and efficient collaboration. Customers already using SAP benefit from a standardized integration best practice package reducing runtime and cost.
KPS AG: Hidden Champion Infront Consulting becomes part of the KPS Group
Hamburg/Munich, December 14, 2017 – KPS AG (GSIN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48) and Infront Consulting & Management GmbH announce that Infront Consulting will become a 100% subsidiary of KPS AG at the beginning of 2018.
CHRIST achieves record orders on Black Friday
The jeweler CHRIST – record orders on Black Friday
Munich, December 7, 2017. The jeweler CHRIST achieved a new record level of orders on Black Friday.
Digital eco-systems for smart cooperation
Munich, 06. November 2017 - From interconnected smart home solutions, which send an SMS if smoke is detected, to e-mobility charging stations, innogy SE provides a wide range of services for life in the smart city.
Smart services for the retail sector
Munich, 06. November 2017 - Stefan Metzger, a partner at KPS AG who is responsible for business consulting in the digital segment, explains in an interview with TREND REPORT how retailers with cleverly devised omni-channel solutions and smart services can enhance customer loyalty in a targeted and efficient way.
KPS continues successful growth in the 3rd quarter of 2016/2017
Unterföhring/Munich, 11 August 2017 – KPS AG successfully continued its growth in the 3rd quarter of 2016/2017. As a result of the ongoing internationalization of its business model, Group sales increased by 3.4 percent compared to the same quarter of the previous year to 39.7 million euros (Q3 2015/2016: 38.4 million euros).
ICE Consultants Europe SL to become part of KPS AG
KPS consequently pursuing its strategy of internationalization
Barcelona/Munich, August 1, 2017 – KPS AG, the European market leader in retail transformation consulting, has acquired ICE Consultants Europe SL, a leading Spanish SAP consulting partner. ICE will become a 100% subsidiary of KPS AG effective October 2, 2017. The acquisition strengthens KPS’s position as a leading consultancy for digital business transformation in Europe.
KPS AG: Expanding the scope of shareholders through reallocation of 4,390,000 shares
Unterföhring/Munich, 30 June 2017 - With the participation of ODDO SEYDLER BANK AG, Frankfurt am Main, the four founders and principal shareholders of KPS AG (ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), Michael Tsifidaris, Dietmar Müller, Leonardo Musso and Uwe Grünewald, reallocated a total of 4,390,000 KPS shares to the institutional investors Allianz Global Investors, DWS, and Union Investment.
KPS helps put furniture retailer POCO on growth trajectory
SAP accounting system provides the basis for international growth
Munich, June 20, 2017. The furniture retailer POCO has migrated its accounting system to SAP in just eight months, thus establishing the basis for international expansion. The successful migration was carried out by KPS’s transformation experts who, in cooperation with POCO specialists, implemented the new SAP accounting system and ensured the simultaneous changeover of all companies.
KPS named one of the best consultancies for the fourth time in a row
Munich, 02.06.2017. KPS once again achieved a top position in the major German consulting survey conducted by brand eins and Statista. KPS was named the best consultancy in the consumer goods and retail category as well as in the IT strategy and IT implementation category.
KPS ranked 5th amongst leading consultancies
Munich, 31.05.2017. The latest Lünendonk list ranks KPS 5th amongst the top 10 management consultancies in Germany. The leading consultancy for the retail sector achieved almost 18% growth – significantly above the 11% average – after posting revenues of €144.9 million.
KPS posts significant increase in sales and profit in the 1st half-year of 2016/2017
Unterföhring/Munich, 30 May 2017 – KPS AG has outperformed its original expectations for the 1st half-year of 2016/2017. Group sales increased by 20.3 percent to 82.8 million euros (H1 2015/2016: 68.8 million euros). Group EBIT was pushed up by 17.9 percent to 12.5 million euros (H1 2015/2016: 10.6 million euros)...
KPS doubling its office space in Dortmund and relocating to PHOENIX See in 2019
Munich, May 23, 2017. With its relocation to new offices at PHOENIX See scheduled for early 2019, KPS is creating space for further growth and intensive collaboration with customers here in Dortmund. Customers will have the opportunity to gain an insight into the design process at specially constructed design centers.
KPS is in 8th position in terms of the e-commerce agencies with the highest revenues
Munich, May 11, 2017. KPS is continually climbing in the e-commerce ranking of the sector association “Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft” (BDVW), moving to 8th place in this year’s ranking.