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Caravan companies, construction firms, and the local councils in Hull and Darlington are some of the customers of MKM Building Supplies. This group of builders’ merchants has 17 outlets along the northeast coast from Grimsby to Edinburgh, run as subsidiaries with up to 25% of each owned by store managers. Participation in buying groups with other firms has allowed it to negotiate bulk discounts from suppliers, helping profits grow 45% a year from £1.3m in 2000 to £4m in 2003.

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Company details
CompanyMKM Building Supplies
ActivityBuilders' merchant
Annual profit growth44.96%
Latest profits £000s4,033
Latest sales £000s56,150

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