Retailer reports strong international growth, but UK sales are down year on year.
Mothercare had a tricky first quarter, with UK sales falling year-on-year during the 15 weeks ending July 14th 2012.
Like-for-like UK sales fell 6.7 per cent, and UK direct in home sales dropped 7.1 per cent. Overall UK sales dropped 10.2 per cent.
However, international sales rose 11 per cent. But this wasn't enough to prevent total group sales falling 4.4 per cent.
To read the full story on sister site, ToyNews, simply click here.
Want to receive up to the minute licensing industry news straight to your inbox? Click here to sign up for the free Licensing.biz Daily Digest and Newsflash services. You can also follow Licensing.biz on Twitter and Facebook.