Specialist retailer bucks sector trend with record Christmas trading

Kevin Keaney, CEO, The Works
Books, toys and stationery retailer The Works has bucked the sector trend by announcing improved Christmas trading results. The company, based in the West Midlands and owned by private equity investor Endless, saw total like-for-like sales growth of 6.3% in the 12 weeks to Christmas Eve, a new record for the business. The period also saw the company record its best ever day, week and month in terms of turnover – including a 10% hike from the Black Friday event. Its successful multi-channel operation was evidenced by an onli... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com 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...