Shares in Myer fell hard after reporting flat sales for the first half of the financial year.
A short time ago, they were down 5.2% to $1.08.
Myer today posted a 5.3% rise in net profit after tax to $62.83 million but sales were down 0.5% to $1.78 billion.
Sales increased by 0.3% on a comparable store basis, below analyst expectations of around 2%. And second quarter sales dropped 1.3% to $1.06 billion, down 0.5% on a comparable store basis.
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