Office furniture - VERCO
grows dealer market share
UK office furniture manufacturer VERCO reports continuing increased sales
through dealer channels with major contract gains.
"Our dealer order levels are showing continued good form and the response
to our new programmes launched at this year's Design Prima show in London
was very strong," says the company's sales and marketing director, Chris
One of the UK's longest-established office furniture suppliers, VERCO has
reported continued growth with invoiced sales up by 12.5% in 2007 with
desking and storage sales in particular showing substantial growth
against the previous year's figures.
Star performer in the company's fast-expanding furniture portfolio was
the Oblique furniture range, year-on-year sales of which have tripled.
Applications of the design, offered as fast-assembly, free-standing
desks, systems and bench solutions, included; Everton Football Club, Yes
Telecom, University of Cork, financial services provider Harrington
Brooks, call centre operator Stormark and even film sets for blockbuster
movie thriller, 'The Bourne Ultimatum'.
Other key contracts have been completed for architects Norman Foster in
London and Nicol Thomas in Birmingham; the Cancer Research Council; the
Islamic School; recycling specialist SITA; financial trader ODL
Securities; Microsoft subsidiary Lionhead Gaming; brewer SAB Miller; De
Vere Venues, and business improvement specialist, Grass Roots - voted,
for the second year running, one of the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies
To Work For.
Looking at the balance of the year, Riley remains upbeat, commenting:
"We expect to continue to grow our market share on the basis of providing
great products at competitive prices, backed by the first rate service
levels provided by our company and by our dealerships."
More on VERCO at www.verco.co.uk
Issued June 2008 on behalf of VERCO Office Furniture Ltd by
petermuir public relations
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