Fashion retailer Inditex has posted a net sales rise of 17% to E11.36bn (£9.23bn) for the nine months ended October 31.

The addition of stores in emerging markets and the expansion of the online business boosted sales.

Group net profit rose 27% to E1.66bn (£1.35bn), aided by new stores. The retailer opened 360 shops to reach a total of 5,887 in 86 markets.