Make it British member Hotter Shoes have increased their sales to over the £100m mark after ‘re-focusing’ during the year.
Hotter Shoes started out in 1959 as a slipper manufacturer. They now employ almost 1,000 staff with more than three million customers in the UK and overseas. Making Hotter the biggest shoe manufacturer in the UK.
They manufacture from their factory in Lancashire where they have invested millions of pounds to create one of the most advanced shoe making facilities in the world. Last year they made a staggering 2.2 million pairs of shoes.
Insider Media reported that “for the 52 weeks to 28 January 2018, the company reported turnover of £100.8m compared to £97.95m for the 52 weeks to 29 January 2017.
“Pre-tax profits were also up from £4.3m to £5.04m.”
“During the course of the year, the company continued to manufacture and merchandise a variety of footwear. It also “re-focused to deliver improvements in both profitability and cash generation” as part of efforts to aid future growth.
“The focus moved to manufacturing in-house, moving from paper to digital sales channels and effective cost management across the business.