Asos to invest in Yorkshire centre as international sales boost profits

Online fashion retailer Asos is to further invest in its distribution centre in South Yorkshire after posting a 14% rise in half-year profits.

Revenues at the company surged 37% to £911.5m in the six months to February 28th, while pre-tax profits went up to £27.3m.

And helped by the post-Brexit collapse in the pound, international sales grew by 54% to £548.4m.

It is now looking to invest in its huge facility in Barnsley, which already employs around 4,000 people.

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