Poor consumer spending hits Boughey Distribution


Boughey Distribution parent NWF Group saw turnover at the division drop 14.2% last year and operating profit halved, due to difficult market conditions and poor consumer spending in supermarkets. Its financial results, published today, showed that turnover at the grocery distribution business fell to £36.4m for the year ended 31 May 2013 (2012: £42.4m), while operating profit halved to £1.4m, down from £3m in 2012. Despite winning some small contracts, the business had some spare storage space and volumes remained […]