Sunday 24 September 2017

Grafton Group says market conditions remain positive

Gavin Slark, CEO of the Grafton Group
Gavin Slark, CEO of the Grafton Group

Independent.ie reporters

Market conditions were broadly positive in the first four months of the year, Grafton Group said in a trading statement today.

"The continuing recovery in the UK and Irish economies and development activity supported volume growth in the Group's businesses which primarily serve the residential repair, maintenance and improvement (RMI) and new build markets," the company said.

"Group revenue for the four months to 30 April 2015 increased by 6.7pc to £698m in the first four months and by 9.6pc in constant currency.

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