Fashion retailer Bossini International Holdings Ltd has returned to profit for the first half of 2003 after a significant loss in 2002.

The company posted a net profit of HK$3.03 million for the half, up from a loss of HK$33m in the same period last year.

It also reported an 11 per cent rise in revenue for the six months to September 30, posting HK$790.7m compared to HK$714.6m a year earlier.