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Travis Perkins sales rise for half-year

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Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has this morning (August 2) reported a good first half performance which saw sales rise 10.3% to £2.53bn, driven by operational and strategic delivery. The merchanting division, with a rise in revenue of 13.3% to £2.15bn, and adjusted operating profit growth of 9.0% , was …

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Lords grows first half-year turnover by 75%

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Lords, the growing builders merchant group, has issued a trading update for the six-month period ended 30 June 2022, ahead of the publication of its interim results on 6 September 2022.   Group total revenue for the period increased by 19.9% to £214.7m, from £179.0m. Within that, the builders merchant …

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Grafton Group positive about half year results

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Builders merchant group Grafton Group plc is expecting to stick to its initial full year operating profit expectations, after a good trading performance in the half-year to June 30 2022. That’s according to a trading update which showed total revenue up by 13.9% in constant currency.  Average daily like-for-like revenue growth …

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Grafton sees record performance in ‘transformational year’

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International building materials distributor and DIY retailer Grafton Group plc has posted a 25% increase in revenue and a 68% increase in operating profit for the year ended 31 December 2021. Revenue across the group was £2.1bn, with operating profits at £288.0m Following the sale of the Group’s Traditional Merchanting …

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Covid costs TP £92m and 80% of operating profit

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Revenue at builders and plumbers merchant Travis Perkins plc dropped 20% in the first half of the year, pulling operating profits down 81%, leaving it with an operating loss of £92m, the group announced this morning (September 8). The merchanting division, which covers the brands Travis Perkins, Benchmarx, Keyline, CCF …

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Grafton half-year revenue drops by a fifth due to Covid-19

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Total sales at builders merchant group Grafton were 19% lower at £1.05bn for the year ended June 30 2020 due to the effects of the UK lockdown and the Covid-19 pandemic. Operating profit was £39.4m, a drop of 61% and pre-tax profits were 72% down at £24.8m However, the half-year …

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JT Dove turnover heads to £60m

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Revenue at north east independent builders merchant JT Dove hit £58.8m in the 12 months to December 31 2018, new accounts have revealed. Turnover at the merchant, which stocks timber, plumbing products and building materials was up from £52.5m 12 months earlier. Pre-tax profits also increased to £2.4m from £2.3m. …

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Grafton shows half-year growth

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Irish merchanting group Grafton saw bigger contributions to its growth in the six months to June 30 2019, particularly from it Irish and Netherland businesses. The UK merchanting division saw more modest growth. Chief executive Gavin Slark said: “We made good strategic and operational progress in the first half of …

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Wolseley parent taxes back to UK

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Ferguson plc, parent company of UK plumbing heating and civils merchants Wolseley UK, is to move its headquarters back to the UK for tax purposes, it announced in its interim results yesterday (March 26). The group, which renamed itself Ferguson plc to match 83% of its revenue that comes from …

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DIY does for Travis Perkins’ first half results

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Builders and plumbers merchant group Travis Perkins posted a £123m pre-tax loss for the first half of 2018, thanks to its DIY-chain Wickes. Across the group as a whole revenue grew by 4.4% to £3.36bn in the six months to June 30 2018, compared with the same period a year …

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