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Why Accent Group is in the ‘perfect position’ for acquisitions

Accent Group’s first-half earnings reflect the “great divide” between retailers who were digitally prepared prior to Covid and those who were not, according to e-commerce expert Nathan Bush.  The parent company of Hype DC, Platypus and The Athlete’s Foot, and local distributor for Vans, Skechers, Dr Martens and Timberland, reported a record net profit after tax of $52.8 million in the first half of FY21 on Tuesday, a 57.3 per cent increase year on year. This was driven by strong dig