For the six months to December 25 it made a pre-tax profit of £140.8million, an increase of 25.3 percent. Revenues rose 10.6 percent to £795.6million. The retailer’s record half-year results were also boosted by selling more items at full price and stores being allowed to open, unlike in the second lockdown in 2020.
It has increased its interim dividend by 16.7 per cent to 14p, a payout worth £28.7million. It will also pay a special dividend of 37p per share, a payday worth £75.7million to its investors.
Published at Thu, 10 Feb 2022 15:15:00 +0000