UK Meat Retailer Crawshaw Group Reports Decent Year

UK meat retailer Crawshaw Group PLC, whose business comprises a chain of butchers shops situated throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Humberside have turned in a decent set of figures despite the recession.

Sales for the year rose to just over £16m, up £1.5m (+10%) versus the comparable prior year period. Gross profit was up 41% to £6.8m. Trading was strong during the period under review, they say, as good quality food available locally at a value price remained popular with our customers.

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