The specialist landscape products group said sales rose 15% in the six months ended
Sales to the domestic end-market, which represents around 32% of overall sales for the group, were up 4%, while Marshalls' developing international business saw revenues increase 44%, now representing 6% of group sales.
Marshalls said it is seeing strong order intake and sales growth in its major end markets, and the outlook for the business remains positive.
"The group continues to increase output to meet growing demand and to deliver benefits from its operational gearing," the company said in its statement Thursday.
In a separate statement Thursday, the company said Burrell will retire in the autumn, after 13 years at the company.
It said it has appointed
Marshalls said Burrell will remain with the group until
The company said it will announced its half-year results on
Marshalls shares were up 2.4% at
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