MILAN — Safilo Group SpA on Thursday said adjusted net profit in the first half of the year jumped 23 percent, at current exchange rates, to 31.5 million euros, or $43.2 million, on the back of strong sales, especially in the second quarter, and a big drop in net financial expenses.
“This first semester of 2014 offers important early confirmation that we are on the right track towards midterm sustainable profitable growth, centered on quality of product, sales and distribution, and operations,” Luisa Delgado, Safilo Group chief executive officer said in the company’s results statement, released after the close of the Milan Bourse.
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