Bonmarché full year profits on track

In the 14 weeks to 1 April, like-for-like sales edged up 0.7% overall after store like-for-likes fell by 0.5% but online sales rose by 15.2%.

This meant that like-for-like sales for the 53 weeks ended 1 April decreased by 3.8% overall with store like-for-like sales down 4.3% and online sales up 2.2%.

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Helen Connolly, chief executive of Bonmarché, said: “As anticipated, trading conditions post-Christmas continued to be challenging, but this was accounted for when we issued the revised profit guidance last September, and…