(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