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MNSO earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.

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MINISO Group Holding Limited (MNSO 7.79%)
Q4 2021 Earnings Call
Aug 19, 2021, 8:00 a.m. ET

Contents:

  • Prepared Remarks
  • Questions and Answers
  • Call Participants

Prepared Remarks:


Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to MINISO Group Holding Limited earnings conference call for the fourth quarter of fiscal-year 2021 ending June 13, 2021. [Operator instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded. Now I'd like to hand the conference over to your host speaker today, Mr. Eason Zhang, director of investor relations.

Please go ahead, Eason.

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Thank you, Mengru. Hello, everyone, and thank you all for joining us on today's call. The company has announced its quarterly financial results earlier today. An earnings release is now available on our investor relations website at ir.miniso.com.

Today, you will hear from our chairman and CEO, Mr. Guofu Ye, who will start the call with an overview of our business. It will be followed by our CFO, Mr. Steven Zhang, who will address our financial results in more detail before we take your questions.

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Before continuing, I'd like to refer you to the safe harbor statement in our earnings press release, which also applies to this call, as we will be making forward-looking statements. Please also note that we will discuss non-IFRS measures today, which we have explained and reconciled to the most comparable measures reported under the International Financial Reporting Standard in the company's earnings release and filings with the SEC. With that, I will now turn the call over to Mr. Ye.

Please go ahead, sir.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Hello, everyone. On today's call, I will first give you an update on our operations in June quarter and fiscal-year 2021 and then share our development strategy for the full-year '22.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

We closed fiscal-year 2021 with a solid fourth quarter. Revenue was CNY 2.47 billion, up 59% year over year and within the company's guidance. Adjusted net profit was CNY 145 million up to 142% year on year. In terms of regions, domestic revenue was CNY 1.95 billion, up 43% year on year.

Overseas revenues were CNY 526 million, up 179% year over year. In terms of business units, MINISO, our flagship business recorded a revenue of CNY 2.36 billion, up 57% year over year, accounting for 95% of our total revenue. Meanwhile, our business recorded a revenue of CNY 110 million up 136% year over year.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

MINISO faced a tough operating environment in June quarter as the rapid spread of the Delta variant triggered a new round of pandemic in Guangdong province and some of the overseas markets. In China, thanks to the strong measures taken by the government, the spread of the pandemic was effectively limited in Guangdong and completely controlled by early July. As a result, domestic operations of MINISO brand recorded a revenue of CNY 1.83 billion, up 39% year on year. Revenue from international operations in the quarter was CNY 526 million, up 179% year over year.

Although the overall situation was better than that of the same period in 2020 for international operations. Some of our overseas subsidiaries such as those in India experienced a revenue decline sequentially in this quarter due to the impact of Delta variant. Our distributor countries, on the other hand, experienced a revenue increase sequentially despite lower than expectation.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

In China, we added 127 MINISO stores during this quarter, compared to a net decrease of two stores and a net addition of 38 stores during the same period of 2020 and 2019, respectively. This was an encouraging development for us, and we should give credit to support our retail partners here. By the end of June, we had 820 retail partners, increased by 80 year over year, with each partner having 3.5 MINISO stores average flat year over year despite resurgences in pandemic in China to bring short-term pressure. However, MINISO's long-term potential in China remains unchanged.

For example, as we continue to unlock new opportunities in China [Inaudible] cities, 50% of new stores [Inaudible] this market in this quarter. We have many series in our list to be entered or to further develop.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

We opened 35 new stores in overseas markets on a net basis this quarter, 40% of which were located in Europe. In Italy, MINISO opened three stores consecutively in April, attracting lines of consumers who waited outside the stores for a long time. This is the latest example of MINISO's initial success in European markets as represented by Italy brands and Spain and so on. We look forward to continuing to serve European customers with MINISO's relaxing shopping environment and shopping experience.

We also entered three upmarkets in this quarter besides Italy, marking our entry into 98 overseas markets.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

During this quarter, the average number of store suspensions in overseas markets was about 300, compared to 200 in the previous quarter, mainly due to the spread of the Delta variant this quarter. On the other hand, suspended stores were at quarterly low of 205 at the end of June, down from 228 a quarter ago. However, the recent resurgences of pandemic since July is expected to continue to impact international operations.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

We have adopted several measures to assist our overseas partners in tackling the new challenges caused by the pandemic resurgences. First of all, we have connected them to local channels such as supermarkets and online channels to boost sales, clear inventory, and get cash back. For example, in Morocco and [Inaudible] flash stores [Technical Difficulty] in the Philippines recovered with supermarkets. Our specialized team has enabled operations in about 50 overseas markets to move part of their sales online by providing useful suggestions.

Secondly, we launched a new business process management system this quarter, which helps distributors better integrate the whole business process with its standardized and visualized interests. This system has helped improve overall efficiency and satisfaction of distributors, totally by allowing the use of credit tools such as letter of credit for payments to help relieve all our distributors' cash flow pressure. Last but not least, we continue to help distributor partners control their costs in areas such as improving average employee ARPU and negotiating more favorable rent reductions.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

As we pointed out on our last call, MINISO has collaborated with many strong partners in its overseas markets. We have strength in cash position, shareholder background, and bargaining power, now more resilient to the uncertainties caused by pandemic. We remain confident about MINISO's long-term prospects in overseas markets, large trends in supply chain products, written know-how, and the business model remains outstanding. We continue to cooperate with overseas partners to overcome the challenges together.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Move to our online business. E-commerce revenue was around CNY 200 million, up 136% year over year, mainly attributable to the June 18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival. In total, online business, including e-commerce and O2O, contributed 12% of our total revenue. As of June 30, members who have made at least one purchase during the past 12 months were about CNY 33 million up 9% year over year and 10% sequentially.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

We continue to expand our IP library, and this quarter has seen great success in our cooperations with top IPs such as Toy Story, the MBA and Minions with IP sales up 79% and 59% over the same period in 2020 and 2019, separately.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

In addition, [Inaudible] leverage MINISO's global store network to introduce more popular products such as blind box to overseas markets. As the first step, we have achieved encouraging results in Southeast Asia and Middle East in this quarter. For example, in its first five days in Singapore, sales of blind box accounted for more than 20% of total store sales. We will test more markets in Europe and Latin America by this year.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Now TOP TOY, first of all, channel expansion on track. During this quarter, TOP TOY opened four stores, bringing its total store to 33 by the end of June, including six DreamWorks stores and 27 collection stores.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Just last weekend, our toy museum co-branded by TOP TOY and [Inaudible] celebrated its grand opening, bringing TOP TOY stores to a grand total of 54 and recorded total sales of more than [Inaudible] million in its first day. We're also preparing for TOP TOY's first [Inaudible] exhibition with the China International Comics Festival in Guangzhou in early October. This 10,000 square meter exhibition will include top brands such as Bandai and will be a great opportunity for us to both promote TOP TOY and accumulate the relevant experience.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Secondly, TOP TOY's business model is improving with its rapid expansion in this quarter. TOP TOY's revenue increased by more than 180% sequentially. TOP TOY is still in early stage of capacity building and brand promotion and its gross margin level has huge room to improve. Going forward, we expect that TOP TOY's gross margin will improve, while its operating leverage will be gradually released driven by the expansion of its scale and the majority of its proprietary IPs.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Thirdly, we continue to upgrade our product structure as planned. TOP TOY's proprietary products, including six of its proprietary IPs, now account for more than 5% of its total FPEs with higher gross margin vendors of third-party products. Our proprietary IPs launched just three months ago, have gradually caught on in the market. For example, sales of Twinkle and [Inaudible] tumbler have stabilized within our top 10 SKUs, and sales of Tammy's [Inaudible] series stabilized within top 20.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Move on to fiscal-year 2021. Despite the continuous impact on global retail industry caused by the pandemic, we still recorded a positive growth with revenue reached CNY 9.47 billion. Domestic revenue was CNY 7.29 billion, up 21% year over year; and overseas revenue was CNY 1.78 billion, down 39% year over year. In this year, we continue our overseas expansion, adding an additional 121 stores in overseas market and entering over 98 overseas market despite the great uncertainty caused by the pandemic.

We also continue to seize the market potentials in Chinese larger cities with 60% [Inaudible] 406 million stores in China located in this market segment. Additionally, we successfully completed our initial public offering, unveiled our X strategy, and launched TOP TOY. We are moving toward our vision of becoming a leading global new retail platform.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Looking ahead into the fiscal-year 2022, we remain committed to pursuing the following strategies: Firstly, we'll continue to expand and upgrade our store network and [Inaudible] our business model. Secondly, we continue to focus on product and supply chain, as well as introduction of more popular product, before we leverage our strengths in product design and cost control. We also continue to execute our IP strategy and expand our IP library, fully utilize the brand awareness and [Inaudible] top items. Thirdly, we'll continue to deepen consumer engagement and drive the omnichannel experience.

We also improved our ability to operate private traffic through mini programs, DTC capabilities, launching products, exclusive online, and improving our recommendation algorithm. Fourthly, we'll continue to closely monitor the pandemic development and adjust our business plans dynamically. By continuing to cooperate with our overseas partners in various aspects will help them to save energy for future development. Finally, we'll continue to leverage our strengths and core capabilities to explore new business opportunities.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

This concludes my prepared remarks. I'll now turn the call to our CFO for financial review.

Steven Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

Thank you. I will start my remarks with a review of June quarter financial results and then provide additional color regarding the September quarter. Please note that I will be referring to non-IFRS measures, which have excluded share-based compensation expenses. Revenue was RMB 2.47 billion, increased by 59% year over year and 11% quarter over quarter and above the midpoint of the company's guidance range of RMB 2.3 billion to RMB 2.5 billion.

The year-over-year increase was primarily driven by the growth of the company's domestic operations and the recovery of international operations. Revenue generated from the company's domestic operation was RMB 1.95 billion, increased by 43% year over year. Revenue generated from domestic operation of MINISO brand was RMB 1.83 billion, increased by 39% year over year, mainly driven by a year-over-year increase of 14% in average store count and a year-over-year growth of 23% in average revenue per store in China. Revenue generated from company's international operations was RMB 526 million, increased by 179% year over year, reflecting the recovery of company's international operations from the same period of 2020.

From a quarter-over-quarter perspective, revenue from company's domestic operations increased by 9%, driven by a sequential growth of 6% in MINISO's off-line sales in China and a sequential growth of 15% in e-commerce business due to June 18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival. Revenue from international operations increased by 19% sequentially. According to National Bureau of Statistics in China, in the first half of 2021, retail sales of supermarket, convenience store, department store, and a special store increased by an average of 22% compared to the same period of the 2020 and then 7% compared to the same period of 2019. Over the same period, MINISO gross sales increased by 54% and 8%, separately, better than the industrial average.

And it was achieved against the background of the pandemic resurgence in Guangdong province, which lasted for nearly 50 days. During that day, the estimated loss in GMV was about RMB 50 million. Gross profit was RMB 639 million increased by 68% year over year and 2% quarter over quarter. Gross margin was 25.8% as compared to 24.4% a year ago and 28.1% a quarter ago.

The year-over-year increase of gross margin was primarily due to an increase in revenue contribution from the company in the international operations, which typically has a higher gross margin than the company's domestic operations. Revenue from international operations account for 21% of the company's total revenue, compared to 12% in the same period in 2020. The quarter-over-quarter decrease was mainly attributed to increased promotion activity during the June 18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival; and second, inventory clearance in certain cities that aimed to tackle the negative impact caused by the reoccurrence of the pandemic in Guangdong province. Selling and distribution expense was RMB 264 million, increased by 15% year over year but decreased by 4% quarter over quarter.

The year-over-year increase was primarily attributable to increased personnel-related expense and the marketing expense as with the year-over-year revenue growth and brand awareness improvement of both MINISO and the TOP TOY -- The quarter-over-quarter decrease was primarily attributed to rental reduction related to COVID-19 in 30 international markets. G&A expense were RMB 188 million, increased by 59% year over year and 20% quarter over quarter. The year-over-year increase was primarily due to, first, increase in personnel-related expense and IT expense for our new initiatives such as TOP TOY; and second, we took necessary measures to reduce our general and administrative expense to take over the challenge caused by the pandemic during the same period of 2020, resulting in a lower comparison base of all the expenses. The quarter-over-quarter increase was primarily due to increased professional service fees.

Turning to our profitability. Operating profit was RMB 188 million, compared to a loss of RMB 30 million in the same period of 2020, and a profit of RMB 161 million in the previous quarter. The year-over-year improvement in operating profit was primarily due to our business recovery both in China and overseas market, while the quarter-over-quarter improvement was due to the reduction in foreign exchange loss and a credit reversal in this quarter. Adjusted net profit was RMB 145 million, increased by 242% year over year and flat quarter over quarter.

Adjusted net margin was 5.9%, compared to about 2.7% a year ago and 6.7% a quarter ago. Adjusted basic and diluted earnings per ADS were both RMB 0.48 in this quarter, compared to RMB 0.16 a year ago and RMB 0.52 a quarter ago. Turning to our balance sheet. As of June 30, 2021, the combined balance of the company's cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash, and other investments was RMB 6.88 billion, compared to RMB 2.86 billion a year ago.

Turning to working capital. Turnover of inventories and the trade receivable remained flat sequentially. The board of directors has approved a dividend of about RMB 300 million, and I want to take this chance to share the company's capital allocation strategy here. When deciding the total amount of the dividend, we have considered the level of profitability that we have achieved in fiscal-year 2020 and could have achieved in fiscal-year 2021 without the pandemic.

Our capital allocation strategy is new in the future. We prioritize new growth opportunities such as new strategic initiatives and new store expansion. We will also remain committed to bring return to shareholder through anticipated dividend payments. Looking ahead into September quarter of 2021, we expect our total revenue to be between RMB 2.45 billion and RMB 2.65 billion, which represents an increase of 18% to 28% year over year.

The latest resurgence of the pandemic from Nanjing in China has spread to several provinces and is still evolving. The company currently estimates that its sales will continue to be pressured by the linger effect of the pandemic in short time, which will lead to a reduction -- a reduced traffic or even the temporary closure of the company store. We will continue to focus on those elements of the business that are under our control, such as product innovation, inventory management, operating efficiency, and omnichannel strategy to drive sales and protect margins. This concludes our prepared remarks for today.

Operator, we are now ready to take questions. Thank you. 

Questions & Answers:


Operator

Thank you. we will now begin the question-and-answer session. Your first question today comes from the line of Michelle Cheng from Goldman Sachs. Please go ahead. 

Michelle Cheng -- Goldman Sachs -- Analyst

[Foreign language] So two questions for management. One is can you please share the quarter-to-date trend for both China and a few like important international market situation? And secondly, for TOP TOY, mentioned that the gross margin upside will come from better product mix. So can you share with us the IP development and other product mix enhancement strategies going forward?

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

OK. Thank you for your question, Michelle. In terms of the pandemic influence on our mass business, so this round of pandemic began at around July 20. Although we have taken active measures such as to increase our online promotions and other strategies to deal with it, it has somehow impacted our business.

Based on our track recently, the influence is across the board in the three tier cities. For tier-1 cities, the estimate loss in GMV for those influenced stores were about 10% of its daily normalized level. And for tier 2, the impact is estimated to be more than 20%. And for tier 3, it's below 10%.

And we currently estimate that the overall impact for the GMV is about 15% for our domestic business. And the most -- in terms of province or regions, the most impacted were provinces such as Jiangsu, Henan, and Hunan. For these three provinces, the estimated GMV loss is about 30% to 40% of its very normalized level. And we currently estimate the impact of the nearly one-month overall performance is diminishing with now the strict control by the government, and the overall impact is diminishing too as the pandemic is gradually brought under control.

And based on the past experience in China, it usually takes about 45 days to control the whole situation. And we believe at this time that it will happen for this round of pandemic too.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

In terms of the recovery in overseas markets, in June quarter, the overall recovery rate was about 55% vis-à-vis same period in '19. And the recovery rate was about 55% in April, 60% in May, and [Inaudible] respectively. In terms of region, Asian market, our largest overseas market is about 40% of overseas gross [Inaudible] has lagged behind peers. The overall recovery rate during June quarter was about 35% to 40% of pre-COVID level in the same period in '19.

For Latin America, our second largest, so it is about [Inaudible] of our stores there. The recovery rate was about 60%. And on the other hand, we have seen trends in other markets, such as Middle East and North Africa, and Europe, too. All Middle East and North Africa, the recovery rate about 70%; and for Europe, it was about 77%.

And these two areas saw strong growth in GMV. In Middle East and North Africa, it increased about [Inaudible] compared to the same period of '19. Europe as a whole increased 77%. But at these two areas, again, our emerging markets, we temporarily have -- do not have many stores there.

And in terms of countries, if we look at the top 10 countries in terms of sales, Mexico recovered to around 70% from the same period in '19. Well, Asian countries, including our subsidiary countries, such as Indonesia and [Inaudible], were about 50% and 75% respectively. [Inaudible] in Middle East countries such as Saudi Arabia, which saw a 64% increase over the same period in '19. Isreal saw 1% increase and Moracco which saw 9% increase due to the increase in the number of stores.

But overall, these areas I mentioned just now, the recovery is still well below [Inaudible]

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

For your second question, Michelle, on TOP TOY, in terms of sales per store, our DreamWorks stores, no, we're not talking about four stores [Inaudible] in last quarter. We have now beyond that, we have more than 40 collection stores now. So the average performance is quite stable. For DreamWorks monthly sales stabilized at CNY 2 million and for collection stores, it stabilized at CNY 600,000.

Overall average sales for TOP TOY stores more than CNY 900,000. In terms of product, so far, we have [Inaudible] about 200 suppliers and developed more than 3,300 SKUs of popular products, and nearly 500 of them have been sold out. And about 80% of sales of TOP TOY now contributed by top [Inaudible] best sellers. And as we shared before, TOP TOY now has eight categories and more than 120 subcategories.

And in terms of consumption of consumers, let me share a few figures. First is ASP. So average ticket size for TOP TOY is relatively high at about CNY 150. For DreamWorks, can be as high as CNY 200.

And the second is TOP TOY like MINISO has strong holiday pack. And for example, this year, we had six public holidays in the first half accounting for 16% of all days, but its revenue contribution during these six holidays days was about 30%. And the proprietary IP, now we have six SKUs with gross margin of about 60%. And average revenue of our proprietary SKUs is four times that of TOP TOY's average.

And during this quarter, we also launched our [Inaudible] mini program that had huge success. For example, we launched three to four SKUs every month with each of their sales reported average of TOP TOY, and its turnover is extreme high, extremely fast that can be sold out within 10 minutes of launch. So all in all, we estimate that our proprietary products, including our proprietary IPs, co-branding IPs, and exclusive IPs, will account for 22% to 25% of total SKUs in one year and 30% to 40% in two years. Merchandise gross margin for TOP TOY is now at 43% in [Inaudible] less than 40% six months ago, mainly due to increased revenue contribution from proprietary products and our improved bargaining power with suppliers because [Inaudible] all of our third-party products such as [Inaudible] action figures and -- were all purchased in small quantities, but in the second half, this changed.

The percentage of the large orders were increased, so will TOP TOY's merchandise gross margin. Thank you. 

Operator

The next question comes from the line of Lucy Yu from Bank of America. Line is open. Please go ahead.

Lucy Yu -- Bank of America Merrill Lynch -- Analyst

[Foreign language] So considering that COVID-19 is going to be lasted for at least relatively longer time, so how should we think about the development in both domestic market, as well as overseas market, especially in terms of marketing and channel development? And also in terms of new retail format development, is there any update that could be shared with us? And the second question is on the margins. Margins declined or contracted a little bit on a Q-on-Q basis. So could we break that down into promotion activities and inventory clearance? So how much of the margin contraction is due to each factors? And then going into the next quarter, which is September quarter, how should we think about the margin trend?

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Steven Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

Lucy, this is Steven, and I will address your first question on channel expansion. For our online business, we have experienced rapid growth during the past one, two years. And now its revenue contribution is about 12%. But if you look at the past one or two years, the year-over-year growth rose more than 100%.

So as an important part of our omnichannel strategy, we'll definitely invest into online continuously, including our auto business, DTC, e-commerce, and so on. The e-commerce ecosystem has changed a little bit -- a lot in the past year or two, such as live streaming, Douyin, and Kuaishou, and we are also actively following up on this trend. But we're not burning cash, high GMV as we shared in our past call. Instead, we will insist on profitable and healthy way to develop our online business.

So it has been and so it will be. For example, we are more focused on digitization here to reach active users in a more low cost, but more [inaudible]

Jack Wang -- Investor Relations Contact

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Lucy, this is Jack here. And in terms of your questions about new business, as we shared that our vision is to become a global leading new retail platform. So we definitely have some source and some internal incubation and so on. But we do not think that this is right time to share.

And we will definitely share more when we have some major development on this.

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Lucy, in terms of your questions on GP margin, in this quarter, as we explained that the two reasons have resulted a sequential decline versus the -- [Inaudible] we have increased promotions to maintain our market share. And the second is due to the pandemic in Guangdong, we have made some inventory clearance to tackle the challenges. So overall, these two reasons have decreased our GP margin of about 1.5%. And if we look at the next quarter, the September quarter for the e-commerce, we do not see any influence in this side because there were no major investors during this quarter.

But for the second, the pandemic, since late July, the pandemic from Nanjing has spread in many provinces in China. So we estimate that based on past experience, it is going to be completely controlled in at least 45 days. And so in short term, we see some gross margin pressure here. And we will continue to do some inventory clearance to tackle this Nanjing pandemic.

So we estimate that the GP margin for the September quarter, maybe it will improve sequentially from this quarter. But it will be still lower than our normalized level during the past several quarters. Thank you. 

Operator

OK. Thank you. The next question comes from Jerry Wang from CITIC. Please go ahead. 

Unknown speaker

[Foreign language] I would like to know about the changes in tax rate structure of MINISO since [Inaudible] and with the proportion of each category, such as food, [Inaudible], and which category will be highlighted in the future? Thank you. 

Jack Wang -- Investor Relations Contact

[Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Jerry, this is Jack. Thank you for the question. In terms of your question on product, the revenue contribution of our 11 categories are relative -- evenly distributed and relatively stable. During the past two years, categories, such as toys and snacks have grown rapidly.

For example, sales of TOP TOY now account for about 7.9% and sales of snacks account for about 8.9%. Another category personal care was the star of the first half of '21 with its revenue share now reached about 10%, compared to 7% in the same period of 2020. If we look at the category structure, the 11 categories, the structure, they are relatively stable. And we do not see a big change in the future.

But we do think that there exists opportunities in some [Inaudible] categories such as our toys and -- such as toys and snacks one year ago, in the future, we do not think -- we do think that cultural and creative products will have their markets because young people love it. And this is the same for personal care products. And for IP products, which we are very good at, as we showed earlier in my prepared remarks, sales of IP products increased 59% compared to the same period in 2019 and accounting for 25% of our sales. Thank you. 

Rebecca Wu -- HAITONG INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES -- Analyst

[Foreign language] 

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Loud and clear. [Foreign language] 

Rebecca Wu -- HAITONG INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES -- Analyst

[Foreign language] This is Rebecca from Haitong International. And I just have one question about MINISO overseas business. Could you please share the current revenue mix of three overseas models, say, directly operated, distribution, and [Inaudible] And also, could you please give us more color on the restocking status and the trend of the distributors? Thanks. 

Steven Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

OK, Rebecca. [Foreign language]

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Rebecca, thank you for the question. This is Steven. Now in terms of GMV, our distributor markets usually account for 60% to 70%. Similarly, share of our overseas stores and subsidiary countries account for another 30% to 40%.

And before the COVID-19 such as in the second quarter of 2019, that the GMV in our subsidiary companies, the share was about 30%. But in this quarter, in the June quarter of '21, because of the Delta variant, GMV in our subsidiary countries accounted for only [Inaudible]. And in terms of revenue, this quarter, it's 70-30. So the 70% is from distributor country.

And in terms of merchandise delivery amount of distributor order in the first seven months, one, total shipment orders decreased 30% to 40% compared to the same period in '19 and increased about 60% compared to the same period in 2020. And as you mentioned, our overseas distributors as our CEO shared in prepared remarks that we have collaborated with many strong overseas partners in our overseas markets. And if I remember right, the CR 10, that means the concentration rate of our top 10 distributors in our international operations has been stabilized at 60% during the past few years. So these major distributors, they are very -- they have strength.

Our cash position in shareholding structure in [Inaudible] power. So we do believe that we are more resilient at all the difficult times during the pandemic, and this is also true that our future market is stable. Thank you. 

Steven Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

OK. Thank you, everyone. Thank you once again for joining our conference call today. So if you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact MINISO's Investor Relations team, and our contact information can be found on today's press release.

So we'll see you next quarter. Have a nice day. Bye-bye.

Duration: 82 minutes

Call participants:

Eason Zhang -- Director of Investor Relations

Guofu Ye -- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Steven Zhang -- Chief Financial Officer

Michelle Cheng -- Goldman Sachs -- Analyst

Lucy Yu -- Bank of America Merrill Lynch -- Analyst

Jack Wang -- Investor Relations Contact

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Rebecca Wu -- HAITONG INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES -- Analyst

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