French retailer Guyenne et Gascogne today [Thursday] reported a decline in net attributable profits to €9.3m (US$9.1m) in the first half of 2002, compared with €9.8m in the same period last year. Operating profit for the period under review rose 78.7% year-on-year to €19.3m, while sales increased 4.1% to €554.8m, reported Investir.