PARIS — Groupe Clarins reported that net sales for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 rose 10 percent at constant exchange rates and 2.3 percent at average exchange rates to $240.5 million.

Dollar figures are converted from the euro at current exchange. In local currency, net sales in the period were 206.8 million euros.

Clarins attributed its return to double-digit growth in the third quarter to good sell-through since the beginning of the year, the success of the Clarins Men’s skin care line, plus the introductions of Super Restorative Serum for mature skin and the Visit men’s scent from Azzaro.

For the first nine months of the year, Clarins registered net sales of $726.48 million, or 624.7 million euros, an uptick of 7.7 percent at constant exchange rates and a dip of 0.5 percent at average exchange rates.

By division in the period, the Clarins brand rose 0.5 percent at average exchange rates and 8 percent on like-for-like change to $467.15 million, or 401.7 million euros. The company’s fragrance business dipped 2.3 percent at average exchange rates and rose 7.3 percent at constant exchange rates to $259.33 million, or 223 million euros.

By region and at average exchange rates for the first nine months, Europe registered a sales gain of 1.6 percent to $449.79 million, or 386.8 million euros; North America’s sales dipped 4.1 percent to $178.75 million, or 153.2 million euros, and Asia’s dropped 8.1 percent to $56.05 million, or 48.2 million euros. Other regions’ business grew 4.9 percent to $42.44 million, or 36.5 million euros.

Clarins said in a statement it’s “noticing a sharp sales recovery worldwide,” save for France, Germany and Italy, which are penalized by a strong euro.

Looking ahead, the company reiterated its expectations to hit its full-year sales growth target of at least 5 percent at constant exchange rates.

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