Japanese retailer Aeon has posted a return to profit for its fiscal year to 20 February helped by strong clothing sales. The supermarket operator posted a record net profit of ¥51.26bn (US$424.4m), compared to a net loss of ¥16.1bn a year earlier. Consolidated revenues rose 5.2% to ¥3.09trn, which is the first time the company has topped ¥3trn.