Another sector win makes it three on the trot for Carphone Warehouse. Despite the weak market for prepaid mobiles, it posted underlying half-year profits up from £4m to £19m. New group CEO Andrew Harrison will be hoping for big Christmas sales of 4G smartphones. England cricket star Kevin Pietersen may not be a fan of Specsavers (he recently won a court action against the company over a defamatory ad) but, in second place, it still commands the respect of its peers. Bumper sales of Prosecco helped Majestic's half-year profits rise 4% to £9.5m. Car dealership Lookers has four and a half successive years of rising profit on the forecourt, while Inchcape, purveyor of luxury motors to the super rich, has just seen sales top £1.6bn.