Debenhams PLC (DEB.L)
20 May 2013
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£1,189.55|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||1,253.89|
LONDON, April 18 - Kingfisher, Europe's largest DIY retailer, said it was expanding into the "attractive" Romanian market, just as British department store group Debenhams quit the east European country, blaming difficult trading conditions.
* Shares up as much as 7.7 pct (Adds detail, CEO, analyst comments, shares)
LONDON, April 18 - Debenhams, Britain's second biggest department store group, forecast a better second half of the year after posting an expected 5.4 percent fall in first half profit.
* Sees H1 pretax profit of 120 mln pounds vs forecast 130 mln pounds
LONDON, March 4 - Debenhams, Britain's second biggest department store group, said trading in January was affected by snow, with a consequent impact on first half profit.
* CEO says Xmas market most competitive in 37-year career
LONDON, Jan 8 - Debenhams PLC : * CEO Michael Sharp says confident can maintain like-for-like sales growth momentum in balance of year * CEO says christmas 2012 was most competitive he has seen in 37 year retail