Rainy day gains
Thursday 06 August 1998
In spite of the adverse weather, the garden centres operator reported a 22 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to pounds 4.1m on a 14 per cent increase in turnover, with like-for-like sales up 9.6 per cent.
The board proposed an interim dividend of 0.7p per share, an increase of 17 per cent on last year.
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