Sales growth hands success on a plate to pottery maker Portmeirion

INCREASED sales in the UK and Far East have helped Stoke-on-Trent pottery maker Portmeirion Group improve its full year performance.

The manufacturer said the strong domestic performance as well as those in new markets had helped to offset a decline in sales in its largest market, the United States.

For the year of December 31, 2012, the group saw revenue rise 3.6% to £55.6m (2011: 53.6m), with pre-tax profit up 6.6% to £6.8m (2011: £6.3m). Basic earnings per share rose 10.2% to 48.43p (2011: 43.94p), with ... For the full story register now for free or login below...