Watts Publishing sales 'on a roll'

<p>Children's publisher Watts Publishing continued its consistently strong growth in 2003, with sales rising by 12% to &#163;12.8m.</p><p>The increase included a jump in US coedition sales of 50%, compared to a soft year in 2002, while UK trade sales rose 21%. Marlene Johnson, m.d., said: "Once you get to a certain size, you're on a roll. The test is whether you generate cash. We've been one of the most highly profitable UK publishers." The company has grown its bottom line faster than its sales for 10 years in a row.</p><p>The growth last year was helped by the appointment of Paul Litherla...

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