Booker profits up despite dip in revenues

WHOLESALER Booker Group, the owner of the Salford-based Makro business, has reported a small fall in its sales to £2.2bn for the six months ending September 11.

While revenue fell 1%, total pre-tax profits were up 10% to £74.1m withbasic earnings per share up 9% at 3.45p enabling an interim dividend of 0,57p per share – up 10%.

The company reported strong customer satisfaction and an 11% growth in internet sales to £461m as  Booker Direct, Ritter Courivaud, Classic and Chef Direct continued to make g... For the full story register now for free or login below...