Athlete’s Foot owner kicks record H1 goal

February 26, 2018 | The Daily Telegraph

Accent group, the owner of The Athlete’s Foot, Merrell and Dr. Martens has boost first-half profit almost 20 per cent thanks to a 16.5 per cent jump in sales.

The Athlete Foot’s brand owner Accent Group has lifted first half profit by 19.4 per cent to $25.3 million thanks to strong growth in online sales and the rollout of more stores.

Revenue for the six months to December 25 rose 20.3 per cent to $362.5 million with the company-owned retail sales up 21 per cent to $295.1 million.

Shares in Accent soared 18.5 per cent to an 11-month high of $1.055 on Friday following its record results.

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