Firm enjoys record sales figures

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A COUNTY firm has reported record sales figures and an increase in profits.

RS Components, the electronic components company in Birchington Road, Corby, has enjoyed a group-wide seven per cent sales growth, with profit before tax also increasing by seven per cent, rising from £114m to £122.3m.

RS UK has seen a sales growth of three per cent and a contribution growth of four per cent, as a result of successful sales and marketing initiatives.

A spokesman for the company said: “eCommerce has played an important role, with a sales growth of 11 per cent helping to drive a seven per cent increase in our customer numbers.

“Investment has been made in our people, with new training initiatives and engagement programmes. We also continue to support our local communities, with fundraising initiatives including Coronation Park and Lakelands Hospice.”

The firm said it will continue with future investment.