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BRIEF-Carpetright says enjoying solid start to new financial year
June 27, 2017 / 6:11 AM / 2 months ago

BRIEF-Carpetright says enjoying solid start to new financial year

June 27 (Reuters) - Carpetright Plc

* Positive trading momentum re-established in second half, encouraging start to new financial year

* Like-For-Like sales in second half increased by 1.8 percent partially mitigating decline of 2.8 percent experienced in first half

* Encouraging start made to new financial year despite continued economic uncertainty

* UK like-for-like sales grew by 2.0 percent for seven weeks to 17 June 2017

* Rest of Europe, like-for-like sales down 1.2 percent, on a local currency basis over same period

* To press ahead with plans to complete refurbishment of UK store estate by end of 2018 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (London newsroom)

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