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Opening Quote: DFS – sofa, so predictable

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DFS – sofa, so predictable. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here. DFS, the soft furnisher, has issued its full-year results this morning, following a profit warning in August. So on behalf of the Union of Predictable Financial Journalists and Sub Editors (London SE branch), I feel a duty to warn you of such imminent puns as: “Sofa, so bad”; “Furniture group sat on its backside”; “[Insert preferred scapegoat] knocks stuffing out of DFS”; and “A*** falls out of sofa-maker’s shares.” Given it is nearly 8am, I fear I may be too late (but email me your own favourites anyway, as I’ll probably have to write another whole column on this later today).However, given that much of the bad news was known,

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