Belfast Telegraph

Friday 29 August 2014

Homewares chain sales are up 15%

Homewares chain Dunelm wasn't hit by the cold weather as sales rose 15% on the back of demand for duvets and soft furnishings.

Takings of £177.8m for the 13 weeks to the end of March included growth of 5.2% when new store openings are stripped out. The later end to its winter sale and an earlier Easter than in 2012 also helped.

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