Consolidated sales for the Christian Dior Group reached 8,531 million Euros at 30th September 2003.
Organic sales growth, that is with a comparable structure and at constant exchange rate, rose 3%.
LVMH achieved sales of 8,167 million euros with organic growth of 3%; this growth accelerated to reach 6% in the third quarter. All the major brands contributed to this growth, especially Louis Vuitton which achieved a third quarter sales increase of over 20% in Japan and the United States.
Christian Dior Couture achieved sales of 377 million euros to the end of September 2003.