THE INTEGRATED REPORT CONTAINS FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS THAT RELATE TO THE FINANCIAL POSITION, RESULTS, STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS OF THE GROUP. THESE STATEMENTS, BY THEIR NATURE, INVOLVE RISK AND UNCERTAINTY AS THEY RELATE TO EVENTS AND DEPEND ON FACTORS AND MACRO EVENTS THAT MAY OCCUR OR 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; 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 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 independent auditor.