Restructuring boosts Cazoo performance in Q1


Value chopping, job losses, closures and extra focused automotive sourcing noticed Cazoo delivering gross earnings up 367% to £14m on turnover down 11% to £247m in Q1.

Gross revenue per unit hit £980, a 690% enchancment 12 months on 12 months. The variety of retail models bought rose 4% to 13,314.

Cazoo is forecasting 50,000-60,000 whole full 12 months unit gross sales, of which 40,000-50,000 will probably be retail. IT additionally expects retail GPU to strategy £1,200.

Cazoo CEO Paul Whitehead mentioned the restructuring on the firm was “beginning to bear fruit”

“We stay laser-focused on bettering our unit economics, optimizing our mounted price base and maximizing our money runway.

“We’re making use of a extra focused strategy to which autos we purchase, guided by our proprietary information of their desirability, with a greater collection of fashions accessible on our web site driving higher margins.”

Through the quarter extra consumers organized their finance on-line, 52.5% in comparison with 47.4% in Q1 2022.

“Reconditioning prices have continued to enhance following the consolidation of our automobile preparation centres and the relentless drive for larger effectivity from the staff. We anticipate to see additional progress throughout each these areas in addition to throughout logistics spend and advertising effectiveness.”


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