If you'd invested in: Softcat and UP Global Sourcing

Favourable market conditions have seen Softcat's share price double in 12 months, while Up Global Sourcing has seen its share price slide by over 60%.

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Softcat (LSE: SCT)

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Up Global Sourcing (LSE: UPGS) is the designer, developer and licensee of several mass-market consumer brands, including Salter and Russell Hobbs. Rising cost of imports it sources many of its goods in China caused by the post-referendum slide in sterling dampened consumer confidence; the consequent slide in discretionary spending led to a 29% fall in revenue for the six months to the end of January, after an "exceptionally strong" first half of 2017. Full-year profits are in line with expectations, but the share price has fallen more than 60% in the past year.

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