Smart Garden increases sales and market share

For the year ending 31 December 2017, Smart Garden Products "delivered impressive sales growth and increase market share," newly issued accounts report.

Turnover was £34.13m, up from £27.48m in the previous year.

Operating profits exceeded £2m for the first time despite the cost and disruption caused by moving warehouse and distribution to the new 250,000sqm Eureka hub in Peterborough.

Sales growth year on year was £6.64m in 2017 and £8.92m in 2016.

Sales per head was £481,000 in 2017 and £443,000 in 2016.

Profit before interest and taxation was £2.06m in 2017 and £1.81m in 2016.

Stock turnover was 2.3 in 2017 and 3.3 in 2016.

Other new industry results show:

Brett Landscaping in the year to 31 December 2017 £60.60m turnover (£64.98m) operating profit £2.46m (£2.60m).

Husqvarna in the year to 31 December 2017 turned over £206m (£196m) with operating profit of £5m (£6.5m).

Forest Garden in the year to 31 December 2017 £55.69m (£57.73m) operating profit £339,000 (£1.49m).

Keter to 31 December 2017 turned over £47m (£52m) with operating profit of £1.1m (£1.2m).

Coleman UK turned over £22.49m (£29.25m) in the year to 31 December 2017 with operating profit of £489,000 (£1.04m).

Whitefurze turned over £16.4m (£15.9m) and had operating profit of £133,000 (£690,000) in he year to 31 December 2017.

Vatre Terracotta (Apta) to 31 December 2017 turned over £12.67m (£13.19m) with operating profit of £1.27m (£1.34m).

Doff Portland to 31 December 2017 turned over £15.5m (£14.9m) with operating profit of £1.17m (£1.46m).

Garland Products in the year to 31 December 2017 turned over £10.53m (£10m) with operating profit of £214,000 (£587,000).

Miriad Products in the year to 31 December 2017 turned over £8.1m (£7m) with operating profit of £162,000 (15,000).

A Mir turned over £14.8m (£16.6m) in the year to 30 November 2017 with operating profit of £1.4m (£1.6m).


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