THE INTEGRATED REPORT CONTAINS FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS WHICH RELATE TO THE FUTURE FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE GROUP. THESE STATEMENTS BY THEIR NATURE INVOLVE RISK AND UNCERTAINTY AS THEY RELATE TO EVENTS AND DEPEND ON CIRCUMSTANCES, EVENTS AND MACRO EVENTS THAT MAY CHANGE IN THE FUTURE.
Forward-looking statements are not statements of fact, but statements by the Group’s management based on its current estimates, expectations and assumptions regarding the future.
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, global and national economic conditions; geopolitical events; a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic; natural disasters; changes to IFRS and the impact on past, present and future periods; exchange rate and interest rate movements; account management and the associated risks of lending; growth in trading space; merchandise clearance rates; inventory levels and stock turn; gross and operating margins; and competitive changes in the company’s landscape, and regulatory events.
The Group does not undertake to publicly update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information or future events. The forward-looking statements have not been reviewed or reported on by the Group’s external auditor.