In the 13 weeks to the 30th December 2000 cycle sales at Halfords were down by 2.4 percent compared to the same period in 1999. However, Bikehut stores are faring better than standard Halfords bike outlets.

Halfords didn’t have a happy Christmas

The like for like sales performance excludes the new Arcade format stores. These continued to perform well, generating double digit sales increases, says a Boots financial statement available at http://www.boots-plc.com/…/newspage.asp?NID=194.

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