- Kitchens and joinery products maker Howdens Joinery upgraded its outlook on annual profit after reporting stronger than expected performance.

Since the company's announcement on 9 December 2020, performance had been stronger than anticipated with good profit and cash performance, the company said.

As a result, the company now expected 2020 pre-tax profit to be around £185 million.

The company expected to release its 2020 preliminary results, including an update on market conditions, on 25 February 2021.

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