Forecasts

Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2021

During the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, we will continue aggressive promotional activities to gain new customers mainly using internet advertisements (paid listings) and internet search engine optimization (SEO).

In addition, we plan to engage actively in sales promotion activities with existing customers with a focus on expanding our available product lineup corresponding to the growth of our customer base, conducting promotion activities based on highly precise data science tools, improving website design in order for customers to use it and place orders more easily, expanding the product lineup for the same day shipment including both goods in stock and drop shipment goods from suppliers and enhancing speedy and efficient delivery networks.

Also, NAVIMRO Co., Ltd., PT MONOTARO INDONESIA and IB MONOTARO PRIVATE LIMITED will continuously engage in acquiring new customers mainly through paid listings and focus on increasing each of their respective product lineups and the number of products in stock in order to expand their customer base.

In view of the implementation of the plan above, our current forecast estimates of net sales, operating income, ordinary income and net income attributable to owners of the parent for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 are 194,220 million yen, 24,678 million yen, 24,738 million yen and 17,273 million yen, respectively.
(Million yen)
2020/12 Result
2021/12 Forecast
YoY change
Net sales
157,337
194,220
36,883
Operating profit
19,607
24,678
5,071
Ordinary profit
19,671
24,738
5,067
Profit attributable to owners of parent
13,771
17,273
3,502