KPS publishes report on third quarter 2017/2018
Unterföhring/Munich, August 10, 2018 – KPS AG (WKN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), Europe’s leading management consultancy for business transformation and process optimization, increased its sales by 5.5% in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017/2018 compared to the same quarter of previous year from EUR 39.7 million to EUR 41.9 million. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) declined to EUR 4.6 million compared to EUR 5.9 million in the same period of the previous year due to M&A-related depreciation and higher personnel costs. This equates to an EBIT margin of 10.9% (Q3 2016/2017: 14.8%). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to EUR 5.7 million compared to EUR 6.2 million in the third quarter of fiscal year 2016/2017.
KPS Summer Run 2018 - Running for a good cause!
Between July 2nd and September 23rd , the first KPS Summer Run is taking place: The KPS employees are running for three charity projects. The Munich-based consultancy supports three projects for young and older children - the children's hospice project in Dortmund, the SOS Children's Village in Nussdorf / Eastern Tyrol and the project Freedom in the Bavarian Forest.
E-government project with KPS – new online shop for geo-data of the Federal State of Hessen
The Federal State of Hessen goes live with “Inspiration 2018”
Munich, July 4, 2018. At the start of the year, the Federal State of Hessen, represented by the Hessen Office of Ground Management and Geo-Information, completely revamped its website that provides geo-data. KPS – the management consultancy specialized in transformation projects – migrated the data, in cooperation with Ubisense, to a new e-commerce solution. Both private and business customers as well as administrative staff are benefiting from the new “INSPIRATION 2018” website thanks to technical and functional improvements and significantly enhanced performance.
KPS is amongst the TOP 100 innovation leaders in 2018
TOP 100 award
Munich, July 2, 2018. The TOP 100 competition presented awards to the most innovative German small and medium-sized companies for the 25th time. KPS AG was named amongst these innovation leaders this year. The management consultancy is an essential partner in digital transformation and process optimization.
KPS publishes report on the first half of 2017/2018
Unterföhring/Munich, May 30, 2018. KPS AG (WKN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), Europe’s leading management consultancy for business transformation and process optimization in retail, increased its sales by 6.7% from EUR 82.8 million in the first half of 2016/2017 to EUR 88.4 million in the first half of 2017/2018. Earnings before interest and taxes fell to EUR 7.5 million compared with EUR 12.5 million in the previous year due to M&A-related write-downs, higher personnel costs and the fact that the first quarter fell short of expectations.
KPS and Infront once again receive Germany’s “best consultancy” awards
“Best list” of brand eins and statista
Munich, April 23, 2018. For the fifth consecutive time, the business magazine brand eins – together with the statistical portal statista – have determined Germany’s best consultancies. KPS AG and Infront Consulting & Management GmbH, the strategic consultancy which belongs to the Group, once again received awards. Over 3,200 consultants and customers took part in Germany’s largest consulting survey.
KPS ranked amongst the top 10 management consultancies in Germany
Lünendonk list 2018
Munich, May 24, 2018. KPS AG was once again ranked amongst the 10 largest management consultancies in Germany this year. The leading transformation partner for digitalization projects lies in 6th place in the recently published ranking produced by Lünendonk®, the market research company.
KPS climbs to 7th place in the ranking of e-commerce agencies
Internet agency ranking 2018
Munich, May 23, 2018. KPS has achieved 7th place in the latest ranking of the e-commerce agencies generating the highest revenues. This saw the consultancy firm, which specializes in transformation projects, climb one place compared to last year. The ranking compiled by the “Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft e.V.” (German Digital Economy Association) is the annual barometer of the German internet agency sector.
KPS AG’s iFURNITURE for furniture retailers named one of the best apps
Best of at the INNOVATIONPREIS-IT 2018
Munich, May 07, 2018. The iFURNITURE order cockpit from KPS AG, a leading transformation partner for companies, has made it onto the INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT 2018 list of best apps. The B2B app for furniture retailers impressed with its highly efficient customer order picking and integrated merchandise management. It provides real-time information on the range, products, storage status and delivery dates. KPS adapts the standard app to company-specific processes and strategies and also integrates existing third-party solutions on request.
KPS AG: Annual General Meeting approves dividend distribution of EUR 0.35 per share
Unterföhring/Munich, March 26, 2018 – KPS AG (WKN: A1A6V4 / ISIN: DE000A1A6V48), Europe’s leading management consulting firm for digital transformation and process optimization in retail, held its Annual General Meeting in Munich on March 23, 2018, with 62.84 % of share capital in attendance. At the Annual General Meeting, the Executive Board reported on operational development in the past fiscal year 2016/2017 and the first quarter of 2017/2018, and provided an outlook on the ongoing strategy and the current fiscal year 2017/2018.
Digitization in the classroom - KPS AG supports special school
After a successful Christmas presents campaign for the Johannes-Falk children's home, we are now looking at the Easter holidays coming up. A good opportunity for us to do something good again: we will support the Förderschule Achtenbeck in their media education program.
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.
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.