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Hotel Chocolat's six-month sweet spot

A good Christmas helped the confectionary chain log an impressive first-half performance
Hotel Chocolat's six-month sweet spot

It was a bumper Christmas for Hotel Chocolat (HOTC), contributing to what analysts at Liberum called "an incredibly strong" first-half performance from the chain. The group managed to grow sales across retail, digital and wholesale channels, while increasing its overall catchment through store openings in the UK and Ireland. The new outlets accounted for roughly a third of top-line growth.

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