The following online sales sizzle as weather boosts demand

  • The following online sales sizzle as weather boosts demand
    Independent.t. E.
    The growing demand for summer clothing helped the retail chain following a sales growth of 2.8 PC as clients sweltered in the recent heat.
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The growing demand for summer clothing helped the retail chain following a sales growth of 2.8 PC as clients sweltered in the recent heat.

The group says online sales in the second quarter to 28 July rose by 12.5 PC, which compensated for the continuing decline in the high street stores, where sales fell by 5.9 PC.

Then Thanked the “long” hot weather in June and July to a better-than-expected increase in sales, but maintained its guidance for the full year, he said that buyers were nominated by their spending on lightweight summer clothing in August.

The group has already increased its annual profit forecast after early summer warm weather gave a boost to sales. In its latest update said, “We believe that this achievement in sales over a long period of exceptionally warm weather, which helped sales of summer product weight.

“It is almost certain that some of these sales were pulled forward from August, so we support our sales and profit forecast for the year to January 2019”.

Next said full-price sales rose 4.5 PC in General in the first half, with 5.3 PC fall in stores and 15.5 the growth of PC online.

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