Daunt Books 'tootles along' in transitional 2013

Daunt Books 'tootles along' in transitional 2013

Sales revenue continued stable at Daunt Books in 2013, although the company predicts sales in the “more resilient and prosperous London” will be flat this year.

Accounts filed on Companies House for the year ending December 2013 show turnover was down marginally by 1.9% to £7.9m across the seven shops in the estate; however  pre-tax profit stood at nearly £690,000, down 9.8% on 2012’s figure.

The company, owned by James Daunt, current managing director of Waterstones, has six bookshops in London under the Daunt Books brand, with a head office in Marylebone, and the seventh shop in the por...

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