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Synonyms for GU

the largest and southernmost island in the Marianas which is administered as a territory of the United States

of or related to the genital and urinary organs or their functions

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GUS posted an 8% fall in first-half profits from pounds 407m to pounds 376m as sales at catalogue business Argos slipped 3% while they were 4% down at DIY chain Homebase.
GUS chief executive John Peace hailed the performance of Experian and pointed out that sales at Homebase and GUS outperformed their markets in the period.
He added: "The separation of ARG and Experian is the final step in focusing GUS on fewer activities, a strategy that has delivered substantial value for shareholders.
It was more recently claimed that GUS had rebuffed a pounds 7 billion approach from US private equity firms.
The performance of GUS continues the trend seen in the last year, with like-for-like sales in the three months to June 30 up 8pc.
GUS said it was planning to bolster Homebase's store opening programme following the deal.
GUS chairman Sir Victor Blank said: "This is the final step in focusing GUS on fewer activities, a strategy that has delivered substantial value for shareholders.
GUS reported pretax profits of pounds 376 million for the half year compared with pounds 407 million at the same stage of 2004, with a record haul from credit checking arm Experian cushioning the impact of lower retail sales.
GUS, which also owns DIY chain Homebase and has a stake in fashion label Burberry, said the deal would strengthen the division's links with print and mail clients.
Argos-to-Homebase group GUS yesterday unveiled annual pre-tax profits ahead of expectations at pounds 642m and announced a partial flotation of its South African retailing business.
IN an uncertain retail sector, GUS is something of a safe haven.
GUS, which also owns Burberry, told investors that like-for-like sales fell three per cent at catalogue business Argos in the six months to September 30, while the figure for Homebase was four per cent lower in the periodsince the end of February.
ARGOS-to-Homebase group GUS yesterday announced a 16pcincrease in profits yesterday, just 24 hours after announcing the sale of its catalogue home shopping division to Liverpool-based Littlewoods.
Argos's owner GUS announced the pounds 590m sale of its home shopping businesses in the UK, Ireland and Sweden to the millionaire Barclay brothers.
NovAtel completed shipments of these four GUS Signal Generators in June 2005.