New Clicks Holdings Limited   Reviewed Group Results  
   
Financial highlightsIncome statementNotesBalance sheetCash flow statementChanges in equityGeographical splitSupplementary infoCommentary

 
 
The geographical split and split per brand of turnover and profit is as follows:
  Year ended 
31 August 
2003 
R'000 
Year ended 
31 August 
2002 
R'000 

change 
Turnover  
  Clicks  2 997 226   2 692 620   11.3 
  Discom  771 441   720 895   7.0 
  Music division  482 287   439 333   9.8 
  The Body Shop  45 781   27 161   68.6 
  Link Investment Trust  19 919   16 175   23.1 
  United Pharmaceutical Distributors  1 431 304   - 
Southern African operations  5 747 958   3 896 184   47.5 
  Priceline  1 587 711   1 574 694   0.8 
  Priceline Pharmacy  17 705   - 
  House  10 347   16 913   -38.8 
  Price Attack  4 018   - 
Australian operations  1 619 781   1 591 607   1.8 
Total  7 367 739   5 487 791   34.3 
Operating profit before interest and tax  
  Clicks 259 281   262 974   -1.4 
  Discom  (5 571)  (20 637)
  Music division 25 675   21 470   19.6 
  The Body Shop  10 017   5 176   93.5 
  Link Investment Trust  (2 712)  (2 801)
  Intercare  (962)  (1 764)
  United Pharmaceutical Distributors 54 304   - 
  Shared Services unallocated  (7 376)  2 167 
Southern African operations  332 656   266 585   24.8 
  Priceline  124 974   121 758   2.6 
  Priceline Pharmacy  (2 029)  - 
  House  11 548   12 768   -9.6 
  Price Attack  17 999   (94)
  Shared Services  (103 145)  (82 457)
Australian operations  49 347   51 975   -5.1 
Total  382 003   318 560   19.9 
Note: The Australian shared services costs have not been allocated to the trading brands as these costs have been stepped up ahead of the planned growth to support the development of the franchise business model.
 
Impact of foreign currency fluctuations
The rates of exchange applied in the conversion of the Australian dollar to the rand are reflected below (rands to the Australian dollar).
2003  2002   
Income statement items - average rate
for the year to 31 August
5.11686   5.54883   
Balance sheet items - rate at 31 August  4.72438   5.82403   
The impact of the exchange rate movement on the group's performance is reflected below by restating the turnover and operating profit for the Australian operations for the current year at the rate applied for the year ended 31 August 2002.
Year ended 
31 August 
2003 
R'000 
Year ended 
31 August 
2002 
R'000 

change 
Turnover      
  Southern Africa  5 747 958   3 896 184   47.5 
  Australia  1 756 524   1 591 607   10.4 
7 504 482   5 487 791   36.7 
Operating profit before interest and tax      
  Southern Africa  332 656   266 585   24.8 
  Australia  53 513   51 975   3.0 
386 169   318 560   21.2 
 
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