By Chloe Rigby

Jimmy Choo [IRDX RJCH] this week said it had been “very encouraged” by the progress of its online business in parallel with its development of omnichannel services.

The upmarket shoe retailer, a Top500 retailer in IRUK Top500 research, said “good development” of its business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as well as in the United States had come alongside “the progressive development of our online business as we roll out omnichannel services.” By the end of its last financial year, to December 31 2016, online accounted for 6% of retail revenues. Retail revenues came to £243.9m during the year; total revenue, including wholesale and licensing came to £364m.

Peter Harf, chairman of Jimmy Choo PLC, said: “The prospects‎ for the business are stronger than ever. As a result…