About Us
Best Home and Electric is a retailer of electrical appliances, sound and vision equipment and selected furniture lines. The chain offers branded merchandise to its targeted customers in the LSM 4 to 7 group.

The electronic catalogue is used extensively to market furniture ranges and furniture now accounts for 37.2% of sales in the chain.

Stores are smaller than Lewis stores and average 138 m2, being located mainly in high traffic areas with high trading densities.

Financial and operating performance
2015
20142013
Revenue
Revenue growth
Merchandise sales
Merchandise sales growth
Credit sales
Operating profit
Operating profit margin
New stores opened
Total stores
Total trading space
Annual revenue per m2
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m2
R'000
801.6
6.1
347.5
3.3
73.9
169
21.1
0
129
17 832
45.0
755.6
2.5
336.5
(4.1)
74.1
175.9
23.3
1
129
18 100
41.7
736.9
12.8
350.9
10.4
75.9
186.1
25.3
11
129
18 204
40.4