May 18, 2017 / 6:18 AM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Mothercare FY sales up 6.3 pct to 1.2 bln STG

May 18 (Reuters) - Mothercare Plc

* Fy pretax profit 7.1 million stg versus 9.7 million stg year ago

* No total dividend

* Fy sales rose 6.3 percent to 1.222 billion stg

* Mothercare plc - says UK returns to underlying profit in second half

* Mothercare plc - FY group underlying profit before tax at £19.7 million versus £19.6 million year ago

* Mothercare plc - FY debt of £15.9 million driven by investment in store refurbishment, digital and warehousing

* Mothercare plc - says 41% of uk sales now online, with database of over 3 million customers

* Mothercare plc - FY international total sales growth up 10.6%; like-for-like down 4.1%

* Mothercare plc - International markets showed signs of recovery with strong growth in russia and indonesia, and a sales recovery in China

* Mothercare plc - Launched ten new websites globally, bringing total to 21 countries now trading online Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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