Apparel retailer Fashion Box Hellas has reported a higher pre-tax profit of EUR412,000 for the first quarter, up from EUR305,000 in the same period last year.

The company, a subsidiary of Italian group Fashion Box, also posted an increase in sales to EUR4 million for the quarter, compared with EUR3.55m in the previous first quarter.

Of the total sales, EUR2.9m was generated from wholesale operations, while EUR1.1m came from the company's retail business.