The retailer said yesterday trading had improved in the fourth quarter of its financial year as it closed loss-making stores and made its maternity clothing more fashionable.
Sales for the year to 29 March rose 0.5%, as a 6.4% rise in international sales to pounds 729.2m helped offset a 7.5% slump in
There was relief as the retailer confirmed that it had persuaded its bankers to give it more breathing space to complete its turnaround plan, with improved terms and a pounds 10m increase in its loan facility. The company said it had ended the year with debts of pounds 46.5m.
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