Leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of wedding apparel, JLM Couture Inc, has posted a slight rise in second quarter net income to $393,000 from $381,000 in the year-ago period on the back of higher sales. The New York-based firm said in a short news release sales for the 13 weeks to April 30 rose three per cent to $7.8 million from $7.6m in the same period of the year prior.