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Delticom: Customer Base Grows To 8 Million

First 9 months of 2014:

  • Loyalty to online shops: High numbers of repeating customers
  • Increase of revenues to 314,1 million euros

Delticom AG, Hanover – 09.12.2014. Mytyres.co.uk, the online shop of Delticom - Europe‘s leading Internet tyre retailer - enjoys a growing popularity. Thanks to an increasing number of tyre shoppers experiencing the advantages of an online purchase in Delticom’s online stores worldwide, the company’s customer base rose in total to 8 million in the first nine months of 2014.

Delticom has built up a loyal customer base over the last 15 years. Around 550 thousand customers have purchased their tyres repeatedly in one of the online shops of Europe’s No.1, in the United Kingdom at mytyres.co.uk, in the first nine months of this year. Many consumers know that they can make good deals when buying online. Browsers turn into buyers: More than 640 thousand new customers enjoyed the convenience and the benefits of a tyre purchase at one of the Delticom online shops within the first nine months of this year.

“At our online shops, in the UK at mytyres.co.uk, you can not only find a wide product range, but also rely on high availability of the tyres, even at peak times. Our customers benefit from attractive prices throughout the year; they save up to 30 percent and can make good deals”, Philip von Grolman, board member of Delticom AG, says.

At 144 online shops in 42 countries Delticom offers a comfortable, time-and-money saving shopping experience; presently in almost every country of Europe. The whole ecommerce industry in Western Europe alone is expected to reach 204.7 billion euros worth of sales in 2014, a growth of more than 15% compared to last year with 177.7 billion euros. On average, Western European e-shoppers spent 1,867 euros per person online in 2013. European average lies at 1,376 euros and EU28 average at 1,500 euros.* To shop online is an unbroken trend. Thus Delticom keeps on track successfully: Revenues amounted to 314, 1 million euros in the first nine months of 2014, an increase of 1.6 % after 309.1 million euros the previous year.

One of the advantages of an online tyre purchase at the web shops of the specialist are the possibility to easily compare prices and products. Interested parties benefit from more than 100 tyre brands and over 25 thousand tyre models. Based on additional compact information, tyre buyers thus can make a well-informed buying choice. Within just a few days the tyres are delivered to any of the customers preferred address. Those, who want to get their new tyres fixed professionally, can directly select one of more than 40,000 fitting partners worldwide, in the UK at mytyres.co.uk one of more than 2,000 partner services, and let the tyres be delivered and mounted there. Many of the affiliated fitting companies not only fit car tyres, but also truck- and motorcycle tyres and offer additional services such as tyre storage.

At mytyres.co.uk interested parties can find new tyres for virtually any vehicle as well as car spare parts- and accessories. The product range not only covers car- and motorcycle tyres but also complete wheels as well as aluminum- and steel rims. Tyres for light trucks, truck tyres, bus tyres, tyres for electric vehicles, vintage tyres and other special tyres can also be found in the online stores of Delticom.

*Source: ecommerce-europe.eu.
Figures in Ecommerce Europe reports are based on the Global Online Measurement Standard for Ecommerce (GOMSEC). The European e-commerce figures are established in cooperation with national e-commerce associations and GfK.

For more information about the company, please visit: www.delti.com The full report for the first nine months 2014 are available at the "Investor Relations" section of the website www.delti.com.

Buy your tyres online at www.mytyres.co.uk and www.tirendo.co.uk, and Delticom online stores in other countries.

Online store for spare parts: www.123spareparts.co.uk

Other online stores in the UK:

For garages and dealers: www.yourtyres.co.uk
Motorcycle tyres: www.moto-tyres.co.uk
Tyre test site: www.tyretest.com

For more information on the company, please visit: www.delti.com

Delticom AG
Brühlstr. 11
30169 Hannover
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Fax. +49 (0)511 87989071
URL: http://www.delti.com
E-Mail: info@delti.com