Store’s trading defies the gloom

The Original Factory Shop, Halifax Road, Todmorden
The Original Factory Shop, Halifax Road, Todmorden

A DEPARTMENT store has defied the national High Street gloom by posting strong trading figures in the first quarter of the new financial year.

The Original Factory Shop, on Halifax Road, Todmorden, saw like-for-like sales increase by 3.6 per cent in the period ending on July 1.

Store manager Yvonne Corcoran said she was very pleased with the trading performance.

“Our customers keep enjoying our fantastic value offering as well as the great level of service provided by our dedicated colleagues,” she said.