Australian fashion chain County Road Ltd on Thursday revealed it swung back into the black during the first half and expects that success to continue despite tough market conditions. The retailer reported a net profit of A$741,000 (US$441,000) for the six months to year to December 31 compared to a year-ago loss of $27.2 million. Revenues fell 24.7 per cent year-on-year to A$107.7m.