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British expansion drives Eason's sales to €464m

Sales at bookseller and newsagent Eason & Son are up 22 per cent to €464 million, mainly due to its acquisition of the British Bookshops chain in England.

13th August, 2005

Sales at bookseller and newsagent Eason & Son are up 22 per cent to €464 million, mainly due to its acquisition of the British Bookshops chain in England.

The firm's turnover in Britain jumped by almost 77 per cent to €155 million after the Irish book company bought 49 British Bookshops outlets.

Pre-tax profits at Eason increased by 41 per cent to €19.4 million during the financial year to end of January last, according to accounts just filed...

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