Halfords Group PLC (HFD.L)
30 Jan 2015
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LONDON, Jan 21 - British retailer Halfords , whose boss Matt Davies will leave to take charge of Tesco UK in June, posted a rise in Christmas sales thanks to strong demand for car maintenance and cycling products.
(Corrects Davies' age to 44 after clarification from Halfords)
* Announces that matt davies, chief executive officer (ceo), has resigned to take up position of uk and roi ceo at tesco plc.
* CEO sees potential for more than 100 specialist bike shops
LONDON, Nov 6 - British car parts to bicycle retailer Halfords posted a 10.8 percent rise in first half profit as a turnaround plan hinged on investment in staff, service and ranges bears fruit.
* Profit before tax and non-recurring items 49.4 million stg, up 10.8 percent
* Macintosh's response to reports of Halfords' bankruptcy
* Has been notified that application for bankruptcy has been filed by Halfords Netherlands, and that this application has been accepted