Home Retail Group PLC (HOME.L)
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£1,428.41|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||813.45|
LONDON, Sept 11 - Britain's Home Retail Group posted its ninth consecutive quarter of improvement in like-for-like sales at its Argos household goods chain, although the rise was short of market expectations, accompanied by an increase in its gross margin at the stores.
(Repeats, without changes, story first published on Friday)
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