Fine First Quarter for PC Connection

First-quarter sales at Merrimack, NH-based PC Connection increased 6.4%, to $423.7 million, up from $398.2 million for the same period in 2007. For the three-month period ended March 31, net income shot up 41%, to $4.8 million, from $3.4 million.

PC Connection chairman/CEO Patricia Gallup said in a release: “We are pleased with the company’s overall performance during the first quarter of 2008, especially in light of this challenging market. The PC Connection team delivered another quarter of record sales, and achieved significant increases in both operating income and earnings per share, largely due to our sales growth and our success in managing overall operating costs.”