Women's apparel company OmniaLuo Inc has reported a five-fold increase in first quarter profit as the brand was rolled out to more stores.

Net income was US$0.5m for the quarter ended 31 March, compared to $0.1m in the prior year period.

China-based OmniaLuo reported revenues of $2.5m in the quarter, compared to $0.7m last time.

Revenue from sales to independent distributors rose to $1.7m from $0.5m as the number of stores carrying its lines increased from 92 to 135.

Revenue from sales at company-owned and co-owned stores for the quarter was $0.9m, up from $0.1m in the same period last year.