DFS profits to come in at upper end of expectations despite disruption

DFS  expects profits to come in at the upper end of expectations

Furniture group DFS expects profits be within the upper half of market forecasts despite Covid disruption and Brexit uncertainty.

The retailer said it had benefited from a consumer spending shift towards home categories, which meant a “particularly strong order intake” in the first quarter and “resilient” second quarter so far despite store closures during last month’s Covid lockdown.

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