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Carpetright sees profits drop 72%

National floorcovering retailer Carpetright has announced a 72% slide in pre-tax profits for the 12 months to May 2. 
2 July 2009

Sales have shot up 23% since a Welsh DIY store opened its new drive-through

The new-look Leekes' Building Centre was officially opened in June after the firm identified a local market in Llantrisant, Glamorgan for easy access to building materials and cost-effective ranges. 
17 November 2008

Argos consolidates position in furniture market

After gaining furniture market leadership in 2006, Argos has consolidated its position as the UK’s number one furniture retailer. 
23 November 2007

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