Online fashion firm ASOS H1 profit up 68 pct (The Guardian)
In another signal that affordable online retailers could fare better than bricks and mortar operations in the economic downturn, ASOS H1 profit rockets up 68%.
H&M Still In Fashion (Forbes)
"Swedish-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz posted a decent set of October sales." But "analysts warned the company would not be able to avoid the ripple effects of the global financial crisis."
Profits flat at Burberry (Drapers)
"Burberry saw sales rise 20% in the first half of the year with pre-tax profit flat during the period, but warned of tougher trading since the start of the second half."
ASOS homepage, photo courtesy of ASOS.