The food, fashion and beauty retailer, which targets the mid- to upper-income segment of the country, said its headline earnings per share (HEPS) from continuing operations fell to 203.3 cents in the 26 weeks ended Dec. 24, down from 219.9 cents a year earlier.

For total operations HEPS fell by 31%.

(Reporting by Nqobile Dludla; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)