Hong Kong-based clothing retailer Esprit has reported total revenue of HKD$26.7bn (US$3.4bn) for the first nine months of the year, down from $27.2m in the same period last year.

Europe provided 84% of the company's turnover during the period, but fell 3.2% to $22.4bn during the first three quarters.

Esprit announced that Asia Pacific sales were flat, while North America grew 8.4%.

The retailer increased its European store count by 5.4%, to 1,192 shops by the end of the period ended 31 March.