StockMarketWire.com - Dunelm Group upgraded its profit outlook on 'strong' trading across its business continued amid a boost from 'unseasonably' favourable weather conditions.

The company said it currently expected profit before tax for the year to be in the range of £124-126m, and underlying profit before tax to come in at £102.0m. In its previous update in April, the company said market expectations for pre-tax profit were in the range of £114m - £118m.

Since its previous update in April, the company said it had seen 'very good' year-on-year total like for like growth, particularly in May and June, reflecting both the soft comparator period (Q4 2018 Total LFL growth of 0.1%) and the unseasonably favourable weather conditions this year.

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