Harbro Electrical and Lighting– Investing for online success

Harbro Electrical and Lighting web siteHarbro Electrical celebrated its best year in 2012 breaking the £2million turnover milestone, a great achievement in the current economic climate and coming through a double dip recession lead by Philip Harbord MD and Tony Featonby Operations Director.

Harbro achieved this in the local area developing existing relationships with councils and contractors alongside a strong commitment to customer service and value for money products without sacrificing quality. Our 13,000Sq.ft premises which houses the north easts largest electrical and lighting showroom with 13 loyal and devoted employees.

The website however www.harbroelectrical.co.uk has never really got started in a marketplace that has huge potential to double the current turnover.
This is about to change!

Harbro have invested in Gary Hunter as their new Internet Sales Director, Gary comes with experience of SEO, Social Marketing, Sales, Website development and usability, after successfully selling his own company to a PLC in 2011. After a 12-month transition period with the PLC Gary said:

“The time was right for a new challenge and the opportunity to join Harbro was not to be missed, Harbro has all the ingredients of a company that will be successful for many years to come and the online market place is untapped and provides a massive area for growth. We have developed a new user friendly website that will focus on the customer and usability, we will be developing a mobile site to enable our customers to order on the move and have nationwide next day delivery.”

“Communication is key to selling online and allowing customers to interact in the method they choose can’t be underestimated, this and the competitive pricing structure will enable us to grow the business quickly and employ more staff”

You can check out the new website by visiting www.harbroelectrical.co.uk where you will find over 10,000 electrical and lighting products.

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