​ScS Christmas sales rise as CEO unveils plans to retire

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ScS has posted an uplift in like-for-like sales over the festive trading period as boss David Knight says he will retire next year after 32 years with the business.

The furniture specialist posted a 1.2% increase in orders in like-for-like terms in the nine weeks to January 25, which covered the festive trading period.

The retailer said this result was a marked improvement from its sales performance in the 17 weeks to January 25, when like-for-like order intake declined 7.1%.

The retailer said this decline has dragged down ScS’s overall interim sales in the 26 weeks to January 25 to 4.4%, with two-year like-for-like order intake also declining 2.9%.

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