Switzerland's biggest fashion retailer Charles Voegele Holding AG is blaming unseasonally mild weather and rapid expansion for denting its full-year profits. The impact of the weather depressed sales of the winter collection and created surplus stocks, forcing the company to issue a profit warning in October. A statement issued today by the group was in line with its revised outlook, which predicts full-year sales up by 16-18 per cent and not by the 20 per cent originally forecast. .