High-street fashion chain Mango has posted a 6.4 per cent rise in 2004 sales to €832 million.

The retailer says it now forecasts group sales to increase by 5 per cent in 2005, and is planning to expand its store portfolio into the US and Canada over the next year.

Mango opened 87 stores in 2004, 16 of which were in its domestic Spanish market.