Sept 22 (Reuters) – Imperial Leather soap maker PZ Cussons PZC.L reported a higher annual profit on Wednesday as people continued to adhere to hygiene practices spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, while its beauty business grew through the second half as lockdowns eased.
The Manchester-based company said its adjusted profit before tax from continuing operations rose to 68.6 million pounds ($93.64 million) for the year ended May 31, compared with 61.8 million pounds last year.
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(Reporting by Priyanshi Mandhan in Bengaluru; editing by Uttaresh.V)
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