MILAN — Marcolin SpA kicked off the year on an upbeat note, reporting a 44.3 percent surge in net profits in the first quarter. The Italian eyewear producer posted profits of 6 million euros, or $8.2 million, in the period ended March 31, compared with 4.2 million euros, or $5.4 million, a year ago.
Marcolin’s newly launched brands — Tod’s, Hogan and John Galliano — helped sales advance 10 percent to 57.5 million euros, or $79.3 million, compared with 52.3 million euros, or $72.1 million, in the first quarter of 2009. Marcolin also produces and distributes collections for brands ranging from Roberto Cavalli, Tom Ford and DSquared to Ferrari and Kenneth Cole.
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