Briscoe says 3Q sales rise, things looking up

Briscoe says 3Q sales rise, things looking up
Rebecca Howard
Briscoe Group says the final quarter of the year is looking positive after an increase in third-quarter sales.   The homewares and sporting goods retailer said its unaudited sales for the thirteen weeks to Oct. 27 came to $140.4 million, 5.7 percent higher than a year earlier. Homeware sales lifted 4.7 percent to $87.9 million and sporting goods sales rose 7.4 percent to $52.4 million.“The group has delivered very solid sales growth during this third quarter in a highly competitive retail market,” said managing director Rod Duke.In Se...

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