Edinburgh Woollen Mill suffers profit fall

Edinburgh Woolen Mill

Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group has posted a decline in full-year profits as it confronted challenging trading conditions.

The fashion group, whose fascias include Peacocks and Jaeger and brands such as Austin Reed as well as the eponymous chain, made a pre-tax profit of £81.2m in the 18 months to August 25, 2018, on sales of £935.8m.

That compared to profits of £83.8m on sales of £592m in the previous reported 12-month period to February 2017.

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading

Retail-Week.com provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • 3 free articles a month on Retail-Week.com
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.