PARIS — Puig, considered a front-runner in the race to acquire Jean Paul Gaultier, can now trumpet its improving track record in fashion: Sales in that division — comprised primarily of Carolina Herrera and Nina Ricci — gained 25 percent last year.
Releasing select 2010 financial data on Monday, the Barcelona-based fragrance and fashion group said net profits vaulted 57 percent to 130 million euros, or $172.6 million, as total revenues climbed 22 percent to 1.20 billion euros, or $1.60 billion.
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