B&M reports 'good' golden quarter trading after profits fall

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Value giant B&M has reported a “good” start to the Christmas season’s trading and a decline in first-half earnings.

B&M suffered a 16.7% decline in statutory profit before tax to £201m in the six months to September 24, when adjusted EBITDA also fell but group revenues advanced 1.8% to £2.3bn.

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