Wholesaler delivers year of growth

Furniture wholesaler Julian Bowen has reported an increase in both sales and profits.

According to its latest filed results for the year ended 30 June 2019, total sales rose 4.3% to £24m from £23m in 2018.

Gross profit increased to £7.1m from £6.4m, while pre-tax profit resulted at £2.2m, improving 37% from £1.6m the year before.

Stated within its report, the company said that it continued to tightly control overheads to maximise profitability, as well as expand its product range.