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UK retailer N Brown's revenue rises as sales grow in key brands
October 12, 2017 / 6:37 AM / 6 days ago

UK retailer N Brown's revenue rises as sales grow in key brands

(Reuters) - British clothing retailer N Brown Group Plc (BWNG.L) reported a 5.6 percent rise in half-year revenue on strong growth in plus-sized apparel sales.

The company also said it would partner with Amazon Fashion, Middle Eastern online clothing retailer Namshi and Britain’s Debenhams Plc (DEB.L) to expand its online business.

N Brown, whose brands target women aged 30 and above, and those of a larger frame, said total group revenue rose to 453.4 million pounds ($599.9 million) in the first half ended Sept. 2, from 429.4 million pounds a year earlier.

Sales at its three key brands, JD Williams, Jacamo and Simply Be, rose 14.3 percent.

(This version of the story corrects revenue in U.S. dollars to $599.9 million from $70.8 million in paragraph 3.)

Reporting by Radhika Rukmangadhan in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri

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