Gardners sales soar as firm becomes 'more global'

Gardners sales soar as firm becomes 'more global'

Gardners Books has seen its annual turnover soar 30% as the wholesaler grows into more of a “global business”.

Accounts for the year to the end of February 2017 filed on Companies House have revealed turnover was £268.7m, up 30% year-on-year, while profit for the financial year more than doubled from £5.7m to £12.3m.

Sales in the UK were up 9.4% to £154.2m, while overseas revenue grew significantly, up 75.7% to £114.5m.

A note in the accounts said the company was “very pleased” in its growth in turnover during the year, “particularly in the overseas market”, which was partly down to favo...

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