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Factbox: How Britain's retailers fared over Christmas


(Reuters) - British retailers are giving updates on the key Christmas trading period stretching from "Black Friday" on Nov. 24 to clearance sales in early January.Following are highlights:Reported on Jan. 11:TescoBritain's biggest retailer Tesco missed forecasts for Christmas trading as strong food sales were undermined by weak demand for general goods such as DVDs and computer games.John LewisBritish retailer John Lewis warned that trading was likely to remain volatile in 2018 after higher costs and tough competition blunted the benefits of solid Christmas sales.Marks & SpencerBritish ...

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 19:47 IST