The company, which sells furnishings ranging from cushions and bedding to kitchen equipment, posted 192.7 million pounds ($238.06 million) in profit before tax for the year ended on July 1, while analysts on average expected it to be about 188 million pounds, according to a company-compiled consensus.

($1 = 0.8095 pounds)

(Reporting by Radhika Anilkumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Rashmi Aich)