QS Group Plc, the value for money clothing retailer with over 180 stores located throughout England and Wales, saw turnover rise 1.8 per cent to £39.6m (2000: £38.9m) in the 26 weeks ended 28 July 2001.

At the same time, an operating loss of £1.94m was recorded, compared with a profit of £280,000 in the comparable period last year.