Branded footwear chain Office is scoping European markets for stores to capitalise on strong profit growth.
Potential markets include the Benelux countries, Scandinavia and Germany.
Office saw sales rise 12% to £113.1 million and operating profit climb 28.5% to £7.2m for the year to January 25. Trade has continued strongly into the new year with like-for-like sales and year-to-date profits “significantly ahead”. Web sales are also up 105%.
The chain will also add 20 concessions to its 17 concessions in House of Fraser over the next two years.