Manufacturer/Publisher Has Higher Sales, Profits

For Better Living Inc. of San Juan Capistrano reported net income of $709,000 for the second quarter ended June 27, up 24% from $570,000 in that period last year. Sales for the period were $19.6 million, an 18% increase from $16.5 million last year.

For the first half of the year, total profits came to $902,000, up 18% from $766,000 last year. Total sales were $35.9 million, a 12% increase from $32 million.

For Better Living Inc. makes concrete and plastic products. The company also publishes Surfer, Powder and Sail Boarder magazines.