39 (40) Filco Supermarkets


Sales: £21.6m (-0.7%)

Pre-tax profits: £316k (+62.2%)

Stores: 12 (9%)

After closing its loss-making off licence the year before, the slight dip in sales looks like a small price to pay versus the fat rise in profits at this Welsh supermarket chain. While trading conditions remain “difficult”, Filco is planning store refurbishments and staff training, it has promised.