Dunelm profits to beat forecasts despite store closures hit

Dunelm's sales fell in the third quarter when shops were shut

Homewares specialist Dunelm reported that it underperformed the market in its third quarter as stores were shut during lockdown, but it still expects full-year results to beat expectations.

Dunelm posted a 17% decline in sales to £237m in the period to March 27, when digital sales rocketed 70 percentage points to account for 92% of the total.

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