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Halfords Group PLC (HFD.L)

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Halfords names former BA CEO Keith Williams as new chairman
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 02:02am EDT 

May 22 (Reuters) - Halfords Group PLC ::APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN.PLC ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF KEITH WILLIAMS AS NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN WITH EFFECT FROM CONCLUSION OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON 24 JULY 2018..AS PREVIOUSLY INDICATED, DENNIS MILLARD WILL HAND OVER AND RETIRE FROM BOARD ON THAT DATE AFTER SERVING AS CHAIRMAN FOR NINE.KEITH BRINGS EXTENSIVE LEADERSHIP AND PLC BOARD EXPERIENCE, HAVING BEEN CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND THEN EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF BRITISH AIRWAYS FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS..  Full Article

Halfords holds profit expectation after Christmas sales rise
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 02:14am EST 

Halfords Group : Group revenue +11.4%, with retail LFL +7.0% and Autocentres LFL -0.6% . Q3 strong LFL service-related sales growth of +13.7% and group online sales LFL of +16.3% . There is no change to our expectation of group profit before tax for current financial year, which is in line with market consensus . Board has approved a special dividend of 10 pence per share, totalling approximately £20m .Very pleased with strong sales performance across our business in important Q3 of year.  Full Article

Halfords says group revenue for 20 weeks to Aug 19 up 4.8 pct
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 02:00am EDT 

Halfords Group Plc : Updates market on its trading performance for 20-week period to 19 August 2016 . Group revenue +4.8pct, with retail +4.8pct and autocentres +4.6pct . Strong service-related sales growth of 13.9pct . Robust motoring sales against strong comparatives . Car maintenance growth driven by bulbs, blades and batteries and new motorcycle ranges . In car enhancement, dash cam sales growth remains strong, but was offset by continuing decline in sat nav sales . Travel solutions delivered good growth across category, particularly child safety seats and roof boxes . Strong cycling sales during late july and august, helped by new ranges and a deeper promotion, which more than offset slower sales earlier in year . Premium bikes in strong growth throughout year to date . Total cycling sales across group grew by 11pct, reflecting cycle republic store openings and addition of tredz, which continued to perform well since acquisition . Improved parts, accessories and clothing ('pacs') performance with group sales up 6pct . All guidance for full year remains unchanged. ."Good growth in cycling sales during peak summer period was supported by new ranges, strong promotional activity, good weather and success of Halfords' olympic cycling heroes" - CEO.  Full Article

UK's Halfords names Waitrose's Woodhouse as finance chief

LONDON, July 13 British bicycles to car parts retailer Halfords on Friday named Loraine Woodhouse as its new finance chief, succeeding Jonny Mason, who is going to electricals retailer Dixons Carphone.