The Danish shoe group Ecco looks set to record positive results for 2000 according to the company finance director, Flemming Knudsen. Knudsen told the Borsen newspaper that the group's results would be good, but refused to reveal any further information. According to the newspaper the group is expected to record pre-tax profits of around Dkr300m ($36.8m) on an annual turnover of between Dkr2.9bn ($355.7m) and DKr3bn.