- 4imprint - a leading international direct marketer of promotional products - posts underlying pre-tax profits of £5.85m for half year to 28 June, up from a restated £4.28m last time.

Revenues rose to £115.65m from £101.34m and the interim dividend of 6.20p per share is up 11% on a year ago.

Executive chairman John Poulter said: "The group delivered an exceptionally strong first half as a result of continued market share growth. Indications for the second half year are that good performance, consistent with our stated strategic growth objectives will continue."

At 9:04am: [LON:FOUR] 4imprint Group PLC share price was +55.5p at 700p

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