Garden companies show growth in 2007

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 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. This shows the trends at your competitors or the companies you trade with. You can get further detail online with a full company report from Jordans.

Sales at A.L.Tozer fell slightly to below £1.5m, profits fell sharply to a loss of £486k for y/e Jun 07
Butters Group published losses of £787k on sales of £15.4m for y/e Sep 07. This is for 6 months following the management buyout from Keith Butters. See April 08.

Suppliers / Manufacturers
Andreas Stihl increased sales 15% to £60m with profits of £6.4m for y/e Dec 07
E P Barrus, importer of garden machinery, grew sales to £48.8m and profits to £741k for y/e Sep 07
Sales were static at Festive Productions at £18.6m, profits fell back to £311k for y/e Mar 07
Forest Garden returned to the black with a profit of £433k on sales of £50.6m for y/e Dec 07.
Good Directions increased sales to £856k with profits of £73k for y/e Dec 07
Sales at Hayter fell to £22.1m but losses reduced to £499k y/e Oct 07
Smart Solar posted a profit of £321k on sales of £10.6m for y/e Dec 07
Turnover at Spear & Jackson Garden Products fell slightly to £12.9m. Losses reduced sharply to £45k for y/e Sep 07
Tetra (UK) increased sales 15% to £11.5m, while profits fell back slightly to £955k. Y/e Sep 07

Garden Centres / Retailers
Sales and profits continue to grow at Blue Diamond UK reaching £19.8m and £438k respectively in y/e Dec 07
Denys E.Head that operates Forest Lodge Garden Centre and Bird World, showed a profit of £22k for y/e Jan 08. Borrowings increased significantly to £1.86m.
New Forest Farm Machinery increased sales to £6m and profits to £226k for y/e Nov 07
Summerhill Nurseries, increased sales to £3.8m and profits to £263k for y/e Sep 07

Other companies updated on Gardenforum’s Company Results this month include
Armitage & Sons (Seeds)
Beaver Plants
Berwick-Upon-Tweed Garden Centre
Dalbys Nurseries
Dougal Philip
Four Oaks Horticulture
Haddenham Garden Centre
Hilka Tools (UK)
Lingarden Flowers
Raglan Garden Centre
Roman Way Garden Centre
The Garden Communication and Media Co

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