HALFORDS GROUP PLC
Notice of Correction
Halfords Group plc wish to announce the correction of an error contained in its Preliminary Statement, announced yesterday 10 June 2009, in relation to the record date for the final dividend of 10.90 pence per ordinary share payable on 5 August 2009.
The Record Date for this final dividend will be Friday 19 June 2009, NOT 18 June as previously disclosed.
The full financial calendar to 2 April 2010 is detailed below;
Annual General Meeting - Wednesday 29 July 2009.
Final dividend payable - Wednesday 5 August 2009.
Record date - Friday 19 June 2009.
Ex dividend date - Wednesday 17 June 2009.
Pre-close statement - Thursday 8 October 2009.
Half-year report - Thursday 26 November 2009.
Interim dividend payable - Monday 11 January 2010.
Record date - Friday 4 December 2009.
Ex dividend date - Wednesday 2 December 2009.
Halfords Group plc
Nick Wharton, Finance Director 44 (0) 1527 513047
Tony Newbould, Investor Relations Officer 44 (0) 7753 809522 (on the day)
44 (0) 1527 513113 (thereafter)
Neil Bennett 44 (0) 207 379 5151
Richard Farnsworth 44 (0) 207 379 5151
Halfords Group plc
The Group employs approximately 10,000 staff and sells over 10,000 different product lines, ranging from car parts and cycles through to the latest in-car technology, child seats, roof boxes and outdoor leisure and camping equipment. Halfords' own brands include Ripspeed, for car enhancement and Bikehut, for cycles and cycling accessories, including the Apollo and Carrera brands. Two further premium brands were added during 2008; Boardman cycles and accessories, where Halfords has exclusive UK distribution rights, and URBAN Escape for camping equipment. Operating from 466 stores, including internationally, 22 stores in Republic of Ireland, five stores in the Czech Republic and one in Poland, and 29 smaller format, compact stores Halfords offers a "wefit" service for car parts, child seats, satellite navigation and in-car entertainment systems, and a "werepair" service for cycles.