Profits at floral, homewares and fashion retailer Cath Kidston grew to £4.6m in the year to March up from £2.9m the year before.

Sales have also continued to grow, up from £19.2m last year to £31.3m this year, as the retailer continues to expand.

Cath Kidston has 27 stores in the UK and Ireland and has opened 10 new stores in the last year.

The privately-owned retailer, which opened its first store in London’s Holland Park in 1993, has no debt and has this year rewarded its shareholders with a £1m dividend.