Specsavers has recovered well from the pandemic, reporting record annual sales in the fiscal year.
The Sunday Times reports sales increased 25 percent year on year to £3.4 billion, while profits increased to £446 million.
Over the course of the year, the eyecare specialist hired over 1,600 people across its global operations.
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However, the retailer had cut thousands of jobs to cut costs during the pandemic. In the previous fiscal year, it cut 450 head office jobs.
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Despite the success, the optician is warning of tough times ahead.
According to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, Specsavers was founded by husband-and-wife team Doug and Dame Mary Perkins, who are worth an estimated £1.33 billion.
Source: Retail Gazette
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