Most retailers results show profits increased in 2009

Each month Gardenforum’s Company Results pages are updated with the latest accounts filed at Companies House. Here is a summary of the results updated on Gardenforum within the last month. To see the full figures visit the Company Results in Tradeforum. These include sales, profit before tax, fixed assets, interest paid, total borrowings and shareholders funds for the last 3 years. They also show the trends for your competitors and the companies you trade with. You can get further detail with a full company report from Jordans for only £15.

Losses increased to £361k at Glendale Horticulture on sales of £3.8m for y/e Dec 08
James Coles & Sons reported a profit of £38k on sales of £6.1m for y/e Sep 09
Profits increased 11% to £1.4m at OA Taylor & Sons Bulbs. Sales reached £12.8m for y/e Nov 09

Suppliers / Manufacturers
Sales fell 20% at EP Barrus to £35m, but there was a return to profit with £376k for y/e Sep 09
Sales fell 16% as Hayter reported a loss of £1.7m for y/e Oct 09
LBS Horticulture reported sales of £6.9m, making a profit of £15k for y/e Nov 09
Profits recovered to £1.3m at Roundstone Nurseries on sales of £21.6m for y/e Dec 09
Sales fell 24% to £14.5m at Trans-Continental Group, but profits increased to £407k for y/e Dec 09
Vogle-Gapes (t/a Town & Country) reported sales of £7m and profits slightly lower at £201k for y/e Sep 09
Whitefurze increased profits sharply to £1.7m on sales of £12.1m for y/e Dec 09

Garden Centres / Retailers
Sales at B&Q rose 3% to £3.79bn, profit recovered strongly to £400m for y/e Jan 10
Bents Garden Centre increased sales by 7% to £12.4m. Profits jumped 41% to £830k for y/e Jan 10
Country Homes and Gardens returns to profits with £317k on static sales of £16.9m for y/e Dec 09
Sales fell a further 10% at, losses almost halved to £533k for y/e Oct 09
Hayes Garden World announced sales of £8.4m, reporting a profit of £10k for y/e Dec 09
Profits jumped 73% at Otter Nurseries to £745k on sales of £14m for y/e Dec 09
Profits more than doubled at Polhill Garden Centre to £550k on sales of £11.4m for y/e Dec 09
Whitehall Group (Wessex) reported sales of £9.6m and profits that increased to £577k for y/e Dec 09
Sales increased 7% at Wilkinson Hardware Stores to £1.56bn. Profits recovered strongly to £65m for y/e Jan 10

N.b. Profits in all cases refers to PBT – Profit before Tax.

Other companies recently updated on Gardenforum’s Company Results include
Bradgate Nurseries
Brynawel Garden Centre
Cartlett Home & Garden Supplies
Crowther Nurseries
Daisy Nook Garden Centre
Daleside Nurseries
Elite Greenhouses
Good Directions
Haddenham Garden Centre
Hambrook Landscapes
John E Haith
Meadows of Weston t/a Hutton Garden Centre
Midland Power Machinery Distributors
New Place Nurseries
Oasis Water Garden Products
Paynes Nurseries (Towcester)
Pet Mate
Quality Ornamentals
Raemoir Garden Centre
Raglan Garden Centre
Tandem Group
The British Association of Landscape Industries
The Garden Centre Association
The Garden Industry Manufacturers Association (1999)
The Recyle Works
Tyne Valley Nurseries
West End Nurseries (Newton Abbot)
Westminster Teak
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