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UK’s Mulberry gears up for Christmas as sales rise to pre-pandemic levels By Reuters


© Reuters. An organization emblem is pictured outdoors a Mulberry retailer in Vienna, Austria, Might 4, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Picture

(Reuters) -Mulberry stated on Wednesday demand for its luxurious merchandise is again at pre-pandemic ranges with gross sales within the UK and Asia powering a 34% surge in first-half income, because it prepares to learn from the vacation purchasing season.

The corporate, which was pressured to chop 25% of its workers in 2020 as a result of weak demand, stated gross sales traits have improved in October and November, however warned that any restrictions through the festive interval might have an effect on its upbeat outlook.

Finest identified for its leather-based luggage, Mulberry has benefited from retailer reopenings within the UK, with sturdy progress in Asia serving to it offset weak spot arising from the absence of vacationers within the home market and the closure of some shops in Europe.

Earlier this month, consultancy Bain had predicted that the posh items sector would rebound this yr from the well being disaster as a result of greater spending in the USA and China, significantly on high-end sneakers, leather-based items and jewelry.

Mulberry stated over the following six months it should spend extra from its “substantial money reserves” on advertising and marketing to construct model consciousness worldwide.

The corporate stated its UK factories and cautious planning has helped it navigate provide chain points though it flagged a slight improve in inventories of uncooked supplies since March.

Group income for the six months ended Sept. 25 rose 34% to 65.7 million kilos, serving to Mulberry report revenue earlier than tax of 10.2 million kilos in comparison with a lack of 2.Four million final yr. The revenue features a one-off achieve on disposal of a lease in Paris.

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