Debenhams First Half Profit To Be Ahead Of Last Year

The department store group has reported that sales grew 3.2% in the 26 weeks to February 26th, while like-for-like sales were flat. Sales from Debenhams Direct surged 82.4% in the same period. However, chief executive Rob Templeman warned that trading conditions for the UK high street were likely to be tough in the coming six months.

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