Wolseley Continues to Struggle with Declining Markets
In particular, the US commercial and industrial sectors declined further during the third quarter. All of the Group's European operations have witnessed declining economic activity in the period. Consequently, the Group has continued to implement cost reduction actions and drive for increased cash generation from tight working capital control and ongoing restraint on capital expenditure.
The recently completed capital raising and exit of the Stock US building materials activities leaves Wolseley strongly positioned to meet the current challenging market conditions.
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