Valencia (EP). The purchasing and service center located in Naquera BdB closes the 2022 fiscal year with a turnover of 414 million euros, a 23% increase over the previous fiscal year.
The increase in its billings was “fundamentally driven by an increase in the number of associates, 32 new registrations, promotional actions with suppliers and a joint purchase with its central partner, Aliangrupp, which allowed it to largely offset the impact of inflation.” Has given” the company explained in a statement. This more competitive purchasing power, along with the promotional tools offered by the group in more points of sale, gives BDB this growth.
Grupo BdB, which added 36 points of sale in the year 2022, and added 16 points of sale (13 companies) from the beginning of the year to the month of April, forecasts a moderate growth of about 15-20% for the year 2023.
In this sense, and through Aliengroup, which received a total of seven approved suppliers in 2022, new approvals and new joint purchases will materialize. In addition, it will continue to bet on digital and physical marketing activities at points of sale.
“Major effort to control prices”
These data, explained by the CEO of Grupo BdB, jose dura, let the group look to the future with optimism as they guarantee competitiveness. In general, Grupo BDB’s economic result shows “greater strength”, associates have grown and suppliers have made “significant efforts to control prices”.
“We are optimistic and, despite the downturn in the sector, our focus on the construction professional and our expertise in products for improvements, rehabilitation and new construction, increasingly adapted to client needs, we anticipate 2023 growth though We have to be very cautious and prudent, as we continue with the uncertainty in the sector”, Dura stressed.
New construction permits have held steady in 2022 and housing purchases and sales are expected to decline by about 18%, according to data from AndyMac, an organization representing the professional distribution of materials for building and rehabilitation. Another piece of data that is having a negative impact on the sector is inflation, at 5.7% year-on-year in December 2022.
However, around 90% of the companies that make up the BDB Group have achieved growth in their turnover. For this reason, the Head Office has highlighted that the distribution of construction materials, and in particular the companies of the BDB Group, is very well supported by the diversification of products and more focused purchases as well as the negative effects of the data. Have been Work in brand image.