BRIEF-Colefax first half pretax profit falls

LONDON Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:12am EST

LONDON Jan 29 (Reuters) - Colefax Group PLC : * H1 sales of £34.04M (2011: £35.14M) * Pre-tax profit of £1.79M (2011: £1.98M) * Current trading conditions are still extremely challenging but we are

cautiously optimistic