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WINMARK REPORTS Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.33

5:12pm BST

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Winmark Corp ::WINMARK CORPORATION ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.33.QTRLY ‍TOTAL REVENUE $17.6 MILLION VERSUS $16.7 MILLION​.

VDI Group 9-month battery division billings at ‍​32.0 million euros

Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Oct 16 (Reuters) - VDI GROUP SA ::9 MONTHS BILLINGS, INCL. ACTIVITY HYGIENE & SECURITY SOLD IN JAN, EUR 32.1‍​ MILLION.9 MONTHS BATTERY DIVISION BILLINGS EUR ‍​32.0 MILLION VERSUS EUR 32.6 MILLION YEAR AGO.EXPECTS FY BATTERY DIVISION BILLINGS TO GROW SLIGHTLY.

Essilor ‍confirms hive-down of activities expected to be completed by end of 2017​

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Oct 12 (Reuters) - ESSILOR SA ::‍CONFIRMED THAT HIVE-DOWN OF ESSILOR'S ACTIVITIES IS EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED BY END OF 2017​.‍HIVE-DOWN CONSTITUTES ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARDS COMPLETION OF COMBINATION OF ESSILOR AND LUXOTTICA​.‍GOVERNANCE OF ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL WILL BE SIMILAR TO CURRENT GOVERNANCE OF ESSILOR​.‍MR. HUBERT SAGNIÈRES WILL BE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (PRÉSIDENT) OF ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL​.‍PURSUANT TO THIS HIVE-DOWN, ESSILOR WILL CONTRIBUTE ITS ACTIVITIES AND EQUITY HOLDINGS TO ONE OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES RENAMED ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL​.‍ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL WILL CARRY ON OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES CURRENTLY PERFORMED BY ESSILOR​.‍HIVE-DOWN OF ESSILOR'S ACTIVITIES IS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO CONTRIBUTION BY DELFIN OF ITS LUXOTTICA SHARES TO ESSILOR​.

WH Smith says says FY pretax profit rose 7 pct

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Wh Smith Plc :FINAL DIVIDEND 33.6 PENCEPER SHARE.TOTAL DIVIDEND UP 10 PERCENT TO 48.2 PENCEPER SHARE.FY PRETAX PROFIT ROSE 7 PERCENT TO 140 MILLION STG.FY GROUP PROFIT BEFORE TAX AT ‍140​ MILLION STG VERSUS 131 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.FY TRAVEL TRADING PROFIT AT ‍96​ MILLION STG VERSUS 87 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.FY HIGH STREET TRADING PROFIT AT ‍62​ MILLION STG VERSUS 62 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.‍FY TOTAL GROUP REVENUE WAS UP 2% AT £1,234M​.FOR FY, ‍PROFIT IN TRAVEL IS UP 10% TO £96M, NOW OVER 60% OF GROUP TRADING PROFIT​.‍FY GROUP LFL REVENUE FLAT COMPARED TO LAST YEAR​.‍"WE HAVE WON 273 STORES ACROSS 25 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING NEW STORES IN SINGAPORE AND ROME"​." ‍ADDITIONAL £9M OF COST SAVINGS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED OVER NEXT THREE YEARS MAKING A TOTAL OF £18M OF WHICH £9M ARE PLANNED FOR 2017/18"​.

Matas says Q2 ‍underlying growth rate for owned stores was 0.8%

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Matas A/S :‍trading update for Q2 2017/18 and adjusted expectations for 2017/18​.‍underlying growth rate for owned stores was 0.8% in Q2 2017/18​.‍Underlying revenue in first six months of 2017/18 was down by 1.1%​.Revised expectations for 2017/18 include decline in underlying revenue of between 0 and 2%.‍Sees EBITA to be realised at a level between DKK 440-470 million for 2017/18​.Sees ‍investments of around DKK 90-100 million for 2017/18​.

Paris Miki Holdings says demise of chairman

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Paris Miki Holdings Inc <7455.T>:* Says its chairman, Hiroshi Tane, passed away on Oct. 9 .

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