Briscoe first-quarter sales rise 3.6% as Rebel Sport kicks off strong start to the year

Paul McBeth
Sun, 06 May 2018

By Paul McBeth May 7 (BusinessDesk) - Briscoe Group's first-quarter sales rose 3.6 percent as the retailer's Rebel Sport chain was a swift starter in the year, outperforming the flagship homeware division.  Group sales increased to $146.4 million in the three months ended April 29 from $141.3 million a year earlier, the Auckland-based company said in a statement. Of that, Rebel Sports sale climbed 6.6 percent to $58.4 million, while the homeware division's revenue increased 1.6 percent to $87.9 million. Briscoe opened two Rebel Sport stor...

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