Pets at Home has posted a 7.1% increase in first quarter group revenue to £404.7 million after like-for-like revenue grew by 6%.

In the 16 weeks to 21 July, retail revenue climbed by 6.6% and by 5.6% on a like-for-like basis.

The retailer experienced growth in all channels with store and omnichannel like-for-likes up 4.3% and 13.5% respectively.  

Pets at Home vet group revenue increased by 11.2% in the period.

The company said it is continuing to attract new customers and has seen a strong retention rate in the 1.1 million customers acquired last year.

Pets at Home is making no change to its sales and margin outlook and is continuing to expect full-year group underlying pre-tax profit to be in line with analyst consensus, which is currently £131 million, with a range of £127 million to £136 million.