AmRest, the restaurant chain with its own brands such as La Tagliatella, Bacoa or Sushi Shop, reached sales of 464.4 million euros at the end of the second quarter this year, which represents an increase of 70.7% compared to a year before and 22.2% over the previous quarter.
In the second quarter of this year, after a full year affected by Covid-19, the recovery of sales trends it has been “very considerable” for all the company’s brands and for the sector in general. “This momentum was reinforced by our investments and the execution of the digital, take-out and home delivery strategy, which allowed AmRest to grow significantly through these sales channels,” the firm highlighted.
As noted, the rapid reaction to consumer needs and the adaptation to different standards and regulations by country They have been decisive in boosting the group’s income. The sales rate at the same comparable stores reached 135% in the second quarter of 2021, compared to 91.9% in the first quarter of 2021.
The open restaurant fee it has remained stable at 97% at the end of June, compared to 95% at the end of the previous quarter. Likewise, preliminary sales in Central and Eastern Europe amounted to 206.5 million euros in the second quarter, an increase of 54.6% year-on-year and 26.1% compared to the previous quarter.
The income of the rus divisiona have amounted to 46.5 million euros in the second quarter, 108.4% more than in the corresponding period of 2020 and 23.3% more than in the first quarter of this year.
Western European sales, meanwhile, hamounted to 175.7 million euros, 90.1% more than in the second quarter of 2020 and 16.5% more than in the previous quarter.
In China, sales have amounted to 26.6 million euros in the second quarter of this year, representing an increase of 38.2% compared to the second quarter of 2020 and an increase of 24.6% compared to the previous quarter. Finally, the income recorded in the segment ‘Others have reached 9.1 million euros and they were 99.4% higher than a year ago and 42.8% higher than the previous quarter.