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James Halstead saved by exports

James Halstead saved by exports

James Halstead (JHD) fought battles on several fronts during the 12 months to the end of June 2017. De-stocking at two of its largest UK distributors, rising raw material costs and increased competition in Germany all put pressure on profits. However, the flooring specialist was successful in mitigating these headwinds, managing a 3 per cent increase in operating profits to £47m.

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