The company said that the strong turnover growth benefited from a full year of Freeview contributions and sales were up 15 per cent year on year on a like-for-like basis.
Ideal's Jewellery Vault channel contributed£1.5 million of sales after its launch in July 2005.
'These results reflect a year of healthy progress for Ideal Shopping Direct. Organic sales growth remained strong, despite a softening of the retail market generally and the well-documented growth in digital TV and in on-line retailing confirms our positioning in the most dynamic sectors of retailing,' said chairman Jim Hodkinson.
'The focus on all elements of our business performance remains at a very high level and these factors give the board every confidence that we will be able to make further good progress during 2006,' he added.
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