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FACTBOX-How UK retailers fared over Christmas

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LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - With British shoppers fretting
over job security and a squeeze on incomes, retailers found the
going tough in 2012. Following is a summary of how they fared in
the Christmas trading period.

RETAILER/RIC/PERFORMANCE SECTOR

Debenhams Department store

Like-for-like sales up 5.0 pct in

5 weeks to Jan. 5.

Domino's Pizza Group Food

UK like-for-like sales up 5.0 pct in

14 weeks to Dec. 30. Like-for-like

sales in Ireland down 3.8 pct.

Dunelm Group Homewares store

Like-for-like sales up 2.2 pct in

26 weeks to Dec. 29. Q2 like-for-like

sales up 1.6 pct.

John Lewis Department store

Sales up 14.8 pct in 5 weeks to Dec.

29.

House of Fraser Department store

Like-for-like sales, ex VAT, up 6.3

pct in 6 weeks to Jan. 5.

Majestic Wine Beverages

Like-for-like UK sales up 1.1 pct

in 7 weeks to Dec. 31.

Next Clothing

Sales up 3.9 pct Nov. 1-Dec. 24.

Wm Morrison Food

Like-for-like sales, ex fuel and VAT,

down 2.5 pct in 6 weeks to Dec. 30.

Topps Tiles Tile and Flooring

Like-for-like sales up 1.6 pct in

13 weeks to Dec. 29.

Waitrose Food

Sales up 8.8 pct in 12 days to Dec. 31

Like-for-like sales up 5.4 pct.

(Compiled by James Davey and Neil Maidment; Editing by Mark
Potter)

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