By George MacDonald2019-05-15T06:36:00
DIY giant Kingfisher has posted a sales advance in its first quarter, when the UK business outperformed the French division.
Sales at B&Q UK and Ireland rose 2.8% like-for-like and the same on a total basis to £851m, while at Screwfix revenues were up 9.6% to £433m.
In France, however, like-for-likes at Castorama slid 3.7% and were down 5.1% in total to just over £1bn.
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