By Luke Tugby2019-12-16T07:48:00
Studio, the online retailer previously known as Findel, has posted a slump in profits following a surge in PPI claims.
The retailer said PPI claims of £7.9m drove its bottom line down 83% to £2.6m in the 26 weeks to September 27.
The figure also strips out the impact of its education business, which Studio revealed it has agreed to sell to Wakefield city council in a £50m deal.
Studio, which counts Sports Direct as a 36% shareholder, said adjusted pre-tax profit was up 12% to £13m when revenues from its education business were included in its figures.
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