Halfords Group PLC (HFD.L)
20 Oct 2017
LONDON, May 25 British bicycles to car parts retailer Halfords on Thursday reported a 7.5 percent fall in annual profit, hurt by the post-Brexit vote fall in the value of the pound that increased the costs of imported goods.
* Underlying profit before tax of £75.4m, down £6.1m year-on-year
* Halfords shares down 2.8 percent, M&S down 1.1 (Adds background, reaction)
LONDON, May 3 Marks & Spencer said it had appointed Jill McDonald, the boss of Britain's largest bike seller Halfords, to run its clothing and home business, freeing its chief executive Steve Rowe to focus on the overall group.