While stores in the US were open throughout the quarter, UK shops relaunched from mid-April, Continental European sites opened throughout May and June, and Japanese venues continue to be impacted by ongoing restrictions.
This has resulted in a 6% two-year decline in total retail revenues at the group during the quarter.
Kenny Wilson, CEO at the company, said: “We achieved continued growth in ecommerce against a triple-digit growth rate last year and the reopening of our own-stores drove a strong retail recovery through the period.
“The first quarter of the year is always our smallest period, being the end of the Spring/Summer season. Our larger Autumn/Winter season begins from Q2 and our performance to date gives us confidence for the remainder of the year.”
Looking ahead, the group added that it was “confident” of delivering its guidance for FY22 and over the medium-term.