Hackett posts 27% increase and pursues expansion towards East

British premium brand Hackett reports a 27% increase in its turnover for the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year, reaching a total of 120,3 million euros. Pre-tax profit registered an increase of 26,5% reaching 7,6 millio euros. Directly operated stores saw a growth rate of 15%, while wholesale grew by 31%. Hackett short term expansion plans include China, India and Malaysia, all future stores being operated in franchising.

Hackett store, Dubai