McGregor Fashion Group NV on Tuesday posted a climb in first half net profit to $390,000 from $190,000 in the year-ago period.

The company said turnover for the six months climbed five per cent to $33.7m and it expects full-year turnover to jump seven per cent to $82.5m.

It added sales of its core label McGregor men's wear rose almost 17 per cent as it benefited from being its shelf exposure in 1,300 multi-brand stores in more than two dozen countries.