US apparel retailer Limited brands has confirmed plans to open its first stores in Hong Kong in the coming months.

A spokesperson for Limited Brands said the two Victoria's Secret Beauty & Accessories will open within the next couple of months in the International Finance Center and New Town Plaza.

The announcement comes after Victoria's Secret saw fourth-quarter comparable store sales rise 3%, driven by growth in lingerie and Pink. Victoria's Secret full-year comparable store sales were up 7%, while total brand sales increased to US$6.6bn.

Meanwhile, Limited Brands saw net profit rise 14.4% to $411.39m over the quarter ended 28 January, from $359.4m in the same period of the prior year. For the full year, net income fell to $752.9m from $850.1m last year.