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... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...