Annual General Meeting (71st)
  3 September    12h15    Stanley Lewis Centre
   
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Financial Statistics and Targets

  Medium-term    
  target 2008 2007
Operating margin (%) 24,0 24,8 26,1
ROE (%) 35,0 29,6 32,5
Current ratio (times)   2,3 3,1
Debt equity ratio (%) 40,0 36,2 18,8
Finance charge cover (times)   15,9 18,0
Number of stores 1 600 1 393 1 332
Square metres 500 000 403 601 380 615
Stock turn      
– jewellery   2,21 2,18
– @home   2,31 2,43
– other   3,21 3,20