Parfetts has awarded its colleagues a 10% profit share bonus following the announcement that sales have topped £634m in the last year, a like-for-like sales increased of 4.7% on the previous financial year.
The wholesaler has expanded its Go Local fascia to over 1,100 stores and opening a new depot in Birmingham this year and employees also received a 4% tax-free sales bonus in July.
Guy Swindell, joint managing director of Parfetts, said: “As an employee-owned company, our people are at the heart of everything we do. It is their hard work that is driving the business forward and supporting retailers across the UK.
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“The year ahead will continue to provide a challenging environment for retailers, and we are increasing our efforts to support their margins and give them the service they need to operate efficiently and effectively.”
Over the last 12 months, Parfetts has invested in reducing its carbon footprint by rolling out LED lighting and solar panels at its depots across the UK. The move reduces the company’s carbon footprint and generates cost savings that help drive value across the business.
Noel Robinson, joint managing director of Parfetts, said: “All of our dedicated colleagues deserve praise for the outstanding service they provide all year round. As an employee-owned company, we can ensure the success of the business is shared, and hard work is rewarded.”