Hamburg, 8 April 2020 – The Bijou Brigitte Group got off to a positive start in 2020, registering an 8.5% year-on-year increase in sales in the period from January to February 2020. As a result of the measures taken by governments to counteract the spread of the coronavirus, since mid-March Bijou Brigitte has suffered a decline in sales of more than 90% compared with the same period of the previous year. According to preliminary figures, the Group generated sales of EUR 53.5 million in the first quarter of 2020. Group sales fell by 17.5% compared to the previous year (Q1 2019: EUR 64.8 million). 
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