Foyles defies Crossrail works to see festive boost

Foyles defies Crossrail works to see festive boost

Foyles’ sales were marginally up in value terms in December, despite the mini-chain being hit by a drop in footfall, which it said was a result of adverse weather and roadworks outside its flagship branch on Charing Cross Road in London.

The seven-store bookshop chain saw an overall like-for- like value sales increase of 0.75% in December, although it did not reveal volume figures. Overall, chief executive Paul Currie (pictured) said he was pleased with the results, but he was frustrated by impact of the weather and the effect Crossrail works continue to have on its Charing Cross Road flag...

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