Aussie sales lift Cassidy Brothers - ToyNews

Aussie sales lift Cassidy Brothers

A rise in Australian sales helped Cassidy Brothers offset a tough year of UK trading.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
5_Pocoyo.jpg

Pre-tax profits for the full year to April 30th, rose to £324,000 from £241,000 over the same period the previous year. Revenues rose to £3.9m from £3.3m.

UK sales were down by eight per cent to nine per cent in the last quarter of 2008, hit by the demise of Woolworths. It did not give UK figures for the following months.

Sales were lifted by licenses from Kenwood and vacuum cleaner firm Dyson. The firm is now promoting its new George Foreman Grill (pictured) and a Postman Pat steering wheel.

The firm pointed to its prudent planning, saying it bought US dollars in September 2008 when they were still low against sterling and used them to buy stock before Far Eastern price rises came in later that year.

Related

Featured Jobs

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Sales Director UK

Our client is a well established privately owned UK toy manufacturer which has won numerous awards for outstandingly innovative toys, gifts and gadgets. A correspondingly outstanding and talented UK Sales Director is to be recruited who has the potential, the will, the drive and the ambition to advance to a higher position within a few years.

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.