Focus downsizes
Published:  09 July, 2010

CREWE: Focus DIY reported a 17% increase in full-year earnings before interest, income taxes, and depreciation and amortisation.

The company plans to expand the number of stores switching to its new compact format with as many as three-quarters of stores being downsized.

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