Archive for December, 2012

Zara company owner Inditex profits rise 27pc

The world’s largest clothing retailer, Inditex- which owns Zara, has reported another sharp jump in profits after a rapid international expansion.Profits in the nine months to 31 October rose 27% to £1.34 billion (1.66 billion euros). In that time, it added 360 new stores in 54 different markets. The company broke the 6,000-store mark last […]

December 28, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Global Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Porsche breaks car sales record

Carmaker Porsche has said it has already beaten its annual record for the most cars sold.It has sold 128,978 cars worldwide in the 11 months to November – already beating the 118,868 sports cars sold in the whole of last year. Porsche marketing and sales chief Bernhard Maier said that last month alone was up […]

December 21, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Win, Exporting Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Glasgow Airport reports busiest November for four years

Glasgow Airport has reported its busiest November for four years- boosted by strong growth in both domestic and international passengers traffic.Almost 500,000 passengers travelled through Glasgow during the month, up by 5.3% on the same period last year. International growth was in part driven by Emirates’ recent introduction of a double daily service to Dubai. […]

December 17, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Greene King brews strong rise in sales and profits

The brewer, pubs and catering business Greene King has said that its focus on offering “value for money” helped it to report a strong rise in sales.In the half-year to 14 October its like-for-like sales-  which strip out the impact of new openings rose 4.3%. Pre tax profits at the company, which owns the Loch […]

December 12, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Businesses, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Gatwick Airport increases it’s profits and passengers

Gatwick Airport has announced that it has increased it’s  half yearly profits of £172 million and also a growth in passenger numbers.Profits increased by 4.8% over the same April to September period in 2011. Gatwick was sold in 2009 after the Competition Commission ruled BAA must also sell Stansted and either Glasgow or Edinburgh airports. […]

December 7, 2012  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Growing Sales, Uncategorized  No Comments

Easyjet flies high with record profits

Easyjet has made a record profit after a rise in passenger numbers who altered their holidays around the Olympics.The firm said pre-tax profits rose 28% to £317 million for the year to 30 September, despite an extra £182 million in fuel costs. Shares were 6.5% higher by mid morning on the news. The group said […]

December 3, 2012  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Win, Flying Businesses, Global Business, Growing Business, Growing Profits, Online Profits Growth, Uncategorized  No Comments