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Specsavers annual report highlights group's record success

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Record group sales revenue of £2bn has been reported Specsavers’ 2014-2015 annual review - the first time that the group has broken the £2bn revenue barrier and a 9.1 per cent increase on the figures from 2013-2014

Record group sales revenue of £2.01bn has been reported Specsavers’ 2014-2015 annual review. It was the first time that the group has broken the £2bn revenue barrier and a 9.1 per cent increase on the figures from 2013-2014.

At £1.16bn, the group’s highest revenue was in the UK, ahead of Australia with £375m and the Netherlands, where this year the group became the country’s second largest optics operator, at £99.5m.

Specsavers revealed that it carried out more than 9m eye tests in the UK and increased its customer base by 7.5 per cent. Optics sales grew by 6 per cent and contact lens increased by 8.5 per cent – with over 1m contact lens patients enrolled on its direct debit scheme. Having rolled out its joint venture partnership model to Healthcall in 2013, the number of domiciliary JVP territories increased to 35. Store numbers increased by 27 to 297 with 261 relocating or rebranding.

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