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LONDON (Reuters) British luxury goods group Burberry beat forecasts with a 49 percent jump in first half profit as fewer markdowns and better management of stock combined with an already reported rise in sales.
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Burberry, known for its camel, red and black check pattern, made profit before tax and one off items of 129 million pounds ($206 million) in the six months to September 30, beating a canada goose factory sale forecast for 114 million in a Reuters poll.
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Burberry said it had net cash of 181 million pounds, but Cartwright declined to be drawn on how this might be used apart from already announced expansion plans, and said the board believed it was cheap Canada Goose right to retain a prudent balance sheet.
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