Connect Group PLC operates within the Books, periodicals, & newspapers sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Connect Group PLC with three other
miscellaneous retailers and wholesalers in Europe:
John Menzies plc
sales of £1.98 billion [US$2.58 billion]
of which 61%
JD Sports Fashion Plc
(£1.82 billion [US$2.37 billion]
of which 91%
was Sports Fashion), and
Valora Holding AG
based in Switzerland
(2.09 billion Swiss Francs [US$2.21 billion]
of which 88%
was Valora Retail).
During the year ended August of 2016, sales at
Connect Group PLC were £1.91 billion (US$2.48 billion).
a very small
increase of 1.7%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were £1.88 billion.
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Connect Group PLC had sales
of £1.73 billion.
Sales of Connect Parcel Freight saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
52.4% in 2016, from
£114.40 million to £174.40 million.
Connect Group PLC also saw significant increases in sales in
Connect Books (up 3.1% to £195.90 million)
Connect Media (up 8.7% to £27.60 million)
Not all segments of Connect Group PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of Connect News Distribution fell 2.4% to £1.44 billion.
Connect Group PLC also experienced decreases in sales in
Connect Education and Care (down 1.7% to £64.80 million)