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Next 15 records 6% revenue increase following new business with Sainsbury's, Airbnb and GoDaddy

By Stephen Lepitak | -

April 8, 2014 | 2 min read

Next 15 Communications has recorded a revenue increase of 6 per cent at £49.3m over a half-year period, including a 60 per cent reported pre-tax profits rise of £3.27m following a truanch of new business wins,

The company, which owns digital marketing business Bite amongst others, has recorded the growth following new business with GoDaddy, Sainsbury's, Stripe, Airbnb, Hitachi and Nest.

Richard Eyre, chairman of Next 15, said that the company had made "significant progress" during the period.

"Enhancing the Group’s capacity in relevant digital marketing skills, we have made two acquisitions, one in the content marketing space and the other in the insight/research arena. The strong trading pattern experienced in the second half of our last fiscal year has continued, putting the Group in position to deliver another year of progress in revenue and profitability," he added.

During the six-month period, the group also acquired a 51 per cent holding in content marketing agency, Republic Publishing and hired a new chief financial officer, Peter Harris.

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