Johannesburg - Mr Price Group [JSE:MPC] advised on Thursday
that for the 26 weeks ended September 2012‚ its basic earnings and headline
earnings per share are expected to increase by between 30% and 35% due to a
lower taxation charge as a consequence of no STC being levied on the 2012 final
dividend‚ which was paid in the current period.
Profit before taxation is expected to increase by between
20% and 25% over the comparable period.