P208 CEEFAX 2 208 Tue p4 Mar 2p:00/03  3C      M I WARNS OF H2 SALES SLOWDOWN Furniture group MFI has warned that sales growth slowed in the four months to the beginning of March. This "reflects the fact that our market place has not yet seen a sustained uplift in demand", t@e company said. Sales in the period, including winter ones, rose 7.3%, less than half the 15.7% seen in the first interim period. But tPe new Homeworks format had "significantly outperformed" other areas. MFI shares fell to their lowest level for a year, closing at 156\p. 1/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 25p Front page 1p0 Next News TV/Radio Exchanges Main Menu
P208 CEEFAX 2 208 Tue 0 Mar 2p:00/40      M MFI WARNS OF H2 SALES SLOWDOWN Furniture group HFI has warned that sales growth slowed in the four months to tPe beginning of March. This "reflects the fact that our market place has not yet seen a sustained uplift in demand", the company said. Sales in t@e period, including winter ones, rose 7.3%, less than half the 1*]7* seEn@in tPe@first@ilterim period. But t@e new Homeworks format had "significantly outperformed" ot@er areas. M J s@ares fell to tPeir lowest level for a yeap, closing at 156\p. 1/2 Savings 25p Front page 100 Next News TV/Radio Exchanges Main Menu
P208 CEEFAX 2 208 Tue 0 Mar 2p:00/0£ C  @  s{5    I I WA NS@OF H2 SA ES SLOWD WN Furniture group MFI has warned that sales growt@ slowe@ iN tPe four Hont@s to t@— beginning of March. This "reflects tPe fact t@at our market place has not yet seen a sustained uplift in demand", th— company said. Sales in t@e period, including winter ones, rose 7.3%, less than half the 15,7% seen in t@— first interim period. @ @ @ @ "significantly outperformed" other areas. M B shares fell to t@eir lowest IEvel fOr a@yeap, closing at 156\p. 1/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next Negs TV/ —dio xc@anges Iain Menu
P208 C@EFAX 2 208 Tue 04 Mar 20:20/02 j£3Cj£3Cj 3C L |hh4|,$ @  CB £ C B //XXZ\[\[(,/J ^[(,/ ,^/ TTLE OOD NS D 500I T E SALE Littlewoods. the UK's largest private retailer, has announced it is considering selling its chain of 135 High Street stores. T(e move could bring the company substantially more t@an £500m, Accor@iLg tO@a inAncial iIes report. It is said to Hafe already received at Least two@seriour approacPes one from a supermarket group planning expansion. Littlewoods has appointed financial A@dhserc B to ppEpare a sale docaHent to be distribute— in th— next 10 days. 2/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News TV/Radio Exc(anges Main Menu
P208 CEEFAX 2 208 Tue 04 Mar 2p:03/01       LITTLEWOODS CONSIDERS £500m STORES SALE Littlewoods. the UK's largest private retailer, has announced it is considering selling its chain of 135 High Street stores. The move could bring the company substantially more than £500m, according to a Financial Times report. It is said to have already received at least two@serious approaches — one from a supermarket group planning expansion. Littlewoods has appointed financial advisers BZW to prepare a sale document to be distributed in the next 10 days. 2/2 Headlines 200 Commodities 246 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News TV/Radio Exchanges Main Menu
P208 CEEFAX 2 2p8 Tue p4 Mar 2p:0=/31       LITTLEWOODS CONSIDERS £500m STORES SALE Littlewoods. tPe UK's largest private retailer, has announced it is @conridering@sjlling its@cPain@of@165 High Street stores. TPe move@could bring tPe company substantially more than £500m, according to a Financial Times report. It is said to have already received at least two serious approacPes — one from a supjrmarket group planning expansion. Littlewoods has appointed financial advisers BZW to prepare a sale document to be distributed in the next 10 days. 2/2 Savings 250 Front page 100 Next News TV/Radio Exchanges Main Menu