Lotte Shopping has reported a strong set of results for its third quarter with gross sales up 23.1% to KRW3.5trn (£1.9bn). Operating profit was up by 44.7% to KRW241bn (£133m), while net profit increased 25.7% to KRW183bn (£86m). It had a good performance in all divisions, with like-for-like sales growth at its department stores rising by 7.3% and 10% at its hypermarkets.