Women's fashion designer and producer Slimma Plc on Tuesday reported a six per cent rise in pre-full-year tax profit to £1.5 million from £1.4m in the year-ago period on the back of a 19 per cent climb in sales to £31.3m. The company said in a statement all of its divisions were profitable in the 12 months to September 27 and its recent Frank Usher acquisition is making significant contributions to the group's overall profitability.