29/12/2011 06:42 GMT | Updated 28/02/2012 05:12 GMT

Is Duchess Kate to thank for Reiss sales boost? Brit brand doubles profit

It's no secret that whenever Kate Middleton steps out in a high street bargain, it prompts a retail frenzy - and it seems that one of her favourite stores may now be reaping the benefits...

British brand Reiss has just announced a significant boost in sales for the past year - almost doubling their annual profit.