sees network growth is continuing to grow its specialist printing chain by opening an outlet every fifth working day, confirms Chairman George Hardie.

'We are pleased to report that the Territory Franchises in Coventry and Guildford commenced trading in July. Of the nine Territory Franchise Options that currently exist, we anticipate that five of these outlets will be trading by the close of the first half of the current financial year. The first of our Boutique Franchises has also commenced trading.'

An additional 12 Bolt-on franchise agreements have also been completed.