Archive for July, 2012

Nissan profits jump as global sales hit record high

Profits at Nissan jumped sharply in the spring as the carmaker pushed aggressively into fast growing markets.The company reported a net profit of 75.3bn yen (£585 million), up from 30.8bn yen a year earlier. Nissan said its global sales reached 4.8 million units in the financial year 2011, a record for the company. Nissan recovered […]

July 26, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Exports, Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Businesses, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

UK manufacturing output rises another 0.9%

UK manufacturing output bounced back in the spring new official figures confirm.Manufacturing output rose by a stronger than expected 0.9%, after a fall of 1.1% earlier in the year. Sectors including chemicals, transport equipment, computer and electronics were behind the recovery according to the Office for National Statistics. The wider measure of industrial production fell […]

July 19, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Survival, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Growing Businesses, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses  No Comments

Next sales rise after online shopping growth

Next- the clothing and furnishings retailer, has announced a strong performance from its Directory home shopping business.The online slaes rise offset a fall in sales at its High Street stores. Total sales at Next rose 1.4% for the 13 weeks to 28 April. Sales at its online Directory home shopping brand rose 11.8% in the […]

July 13, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Online Business Growth, Online Profits Growth, Online Sales Growth, Uncategorized  No Comments

Toyota car sales rise in the US as global growth continues

Toyota’s US sales rose 11.6% in April from a year earlier as the firm continues to grow it’s market share in the world’s biggest economy.The carmaker had seen its sales in the US dip after production was hit by last year’s quake and tsunami in Japan. Fears of a slowdown in the US economy have […]

July 10, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Sales, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

ANZ Bank net profit rises 10%

ANZ Bank profits have risen 10% in the six months to the end of March as a jump in international and institutional business offset a decline in domestic earnings.Net profit was A$2.92 billion ( £1.8 billion), up from A$2.66bn a year earlier. However, profits at its Australian unit fell 7% from the previous six months. […]

July 3, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Survival, Business Win, Global Business, Growing Profits, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments