Good set of results from William Grant & Sons
Independent family distillers William Grant & Sons, owners of brands including Glenfiddich, Hendricks and Grants, has increased its turnover to £1.12 bn, up 5.2% on the previous year, with turnover on the Company’s core brands increasing by 12.5% year on year. The Company delivered a Group Operating Profit of £138.0 million for 2013, up 10.6% from £124.8 million in 2012.
Stella David, William Grant & Sons’ Chief Executive, commented, “Whilst 2013 saw some challenging global economic conditions, the Company continued to perform well thanks to our consistent focus on brand building and investing for the long-term. In short we want to inspire our consumers with our great liquids and the great stories our brands have to tell.”