LONDON — Marks & Spencer Group plc said its pre-tax profits in the first half fell 9.7 percent to 289.5 million pounds, or $457.4 million, due to higher operating costs and sluggish sales growth in the six months to Sept. 29.
Analysts had expected first-half profits to decline 11 percent.
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