Luxottica sees strong growth in net sales for 2Q08: +12.6% at constant exchange rates, +2.1% at current exchange rates
Milan and Agordo, Italy – July 31, 2008 – The Board of Directors of Luxottica Group S.p.A. (NYSE: LUX; MTA: LUX), a global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of premium fashion and luxury eyewear, convened today in Agordo by chairman Leonardo Del Vecchio, approved financial results for the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2008(1). Financial highlights for the periods in accordance with U.S. GAAP are set forth below. A detailed balance sheet, income statements and other financial tables are attached to this press release.
(1) All comparisons, including percentage changes, are between the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2008 and 2007.