FACTS&FIGURES

Sales Are Up!

In its latest report the SDEA indicates a clear positive trend of the sales volume in the shop-fitting and display industry with a positive future outlook.

Finally, after two dull years of recession, the Shop and Display Equipment Association assures us a more positive trend in the Retail shop-fitting, furniture and display sector, where sales are on the rise. In its latest report the association has registered a resounding increase in sales of 72.2% over the latest six months compared to the prior period. In addition, 63.9% of survey respondents reported an increase in business volume. This represents a significant improvement; previously just the 13.8% did so. The future trend also looks positive, 50% of retailers surveyed are confident of positive sales figures for the next 6 to 9 months.