Halfords full-year pre-tax profit rises marginally
The retailer said strength in its motoring business offset a weaker cycling market
The bike and car part retailer said its pre-tax profit before non-recurring items climbed to £81.5 million (€106.8 million) for the year to April 1 from £81.1 million in the year to March 27. Revenue rose 1.7 per cent to £1.02 billion.
Cycling like-for-like sales fell 0.9 per cent as bad weather and rival price-cutting hit demand, particularly in July and August last year, although sales started rising again in the second half.
Overall retail sales rose 1.2 per...
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EY reports €393m revenues in Republic of Ireland for 2021 financial year
Revenues in the Republic increased 9.5 per cent for the year up to June 2021 to €393 million, up from €359 million in the previous year