Christian Dior Couture sales up 24% in 2012

Haute couture and luxury ready-to-wear fashion house Christian Dior Couture reported on Friday an increase in sales of 24% to 1.24 billion euros for 2012, with all lines contributing to the increase.

Dior Homme Autumn/Winter13/14 (photo: Pixel Formula)
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“All product lines contributed to this performance,” confirmed the group in a press release. The group saw an increase of 17% in constant exchange rates compared to 2011.

Christian Dior Couture’s operational profit is edging on 131 million euros, up 54% from 2011. “These results reaffirm the exceptional quality of Dior`s products and the powerful appeal of its stores,’ said the company.

Since Christian Dior has modified the date on which its fiscal year ends to April 30, financial data for the period from January 1 to December 31,
2012 do not correspond to any statutory accounting period for Christian Dior, according to the group.

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