India-based Pantaloon Retail reported total group income rose 31% to INR76.69bn (£1.01bn) in its financial results for the year ended June 30.

Net profit after minority interest declined sharply from INR219.3m (£2.9m) in the previous year to INR100.7m (£1.3m). The group is expecting to achieve 35% to 40% sales growth during the current financial year.