Brian Yeardley Continental’s live event division is experiencing “explosive” growth since launching in July last year, delivering £2m in turnover in the first six months. MD Kevin Hopper predicts the division, dubbed Trucking By Brian Yeardley, could see its turnover rise to £3m in 2016, based on current performance. “It really has been explosive growth,” Hopper told Motortransport.co.uk. “Sometimes you hit a market hard and then it slows but I really don’t think this market will. I think we could […]
Brian Yeardley Continental said a willingness to reinvent itself and innovate had helped boost turnover by 17% during 2012. Summary accounts for the year ending 31 December 2012 showed sales increased to £10.2m during the period, compared with £8.7m in 2011. However, managing director Kevin Hopper said he expected a tough 2013 and that the Featherstone based company was investigating further cost savings within the business as a result. Hopper said it identified a need from some of its biggest […]
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